Chapter 5

EPH.5:1 Therefore be imitators of God as dear children.
EPH.5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.
EPH.5:3 But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;
EPH.5:4 neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.
EPH.5:5 For this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
EPH.5:6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
EPH.5:7 Therefore do not be partakers with them.
EPH.5:8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
EPH.5:9 (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth),
EPH.5:10 finding out what is acceptable to the Lord.
EPH.5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.
EPH.5:12 For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret.
EPH.5:13 But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.
EPH.5:14 Therefore He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.”
EPH.5:15 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise,
EPH.5:16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
EPH.5:17 Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
EPH.5:18 And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit,
EPH.5:19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,
EPH.5:20 giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
EPH.5:21 submitting to one another in the fear of God.
EPH.5:22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
EPH.5:23 For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.
EPH.5:24 Therefore, just as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.
EPH.5:25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her,
EPH.5:26 that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word,
EPH.5:27 that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.
EPH.5:28 So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife loves himself.
EPH.5:29 For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as the Lord does the church.
EPH.5:30 For we are members of His body, of His flesh and of His bones.
EPH.5:31 “For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”
EPH.5:32 This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
EPH.5:33 Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his own wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.


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