1 aFinally then, bbrethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to 1cwalk and dplease God (just as you actually do 1walk), that you eexcel still more.
2 For you know what commandments we gave you 1by the authority of the Lord Jesus.
8 So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who agives His Holy Spirit to you.
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