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Ephesians 5

Ephesians 5:1  
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Ephesians 5:2  
Walk in love, even as Christ also loved us and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

Ephesians 5:3  
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;

Ephesians 5:4  
nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate, but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 5:5  
Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man (who is an idolater), has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God.

Ephesians 5:6  
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.

Ephesians 5:7  
Therefore don’t be partakers with them.

Ephesians 5:8  
For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,

Ephesians 5:9  
for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,

Ephesians 5:10  
proving what is well pleasing to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:11  
Have no fellowship with the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather even reprove them.

Ephesians 5:12  
For it is a shame even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret.

Ephesians 5:13  
But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.

Ephesians 5:14  
Therefore he says, “Awake, you who sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”

Ephesians 5:15  
Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise,

Ephesians 5:16  
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:17  
Therefore, don’t be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Ephesians 5:18  
Don’t be drunken with wine, in which is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,

Ephesians 5:19  
speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs; singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:20  
giving thanks always concerning all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Ephesians 5:21  
subjecting yourselves to one another in the fear of Christ.

Ephesians 5:22  
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:23  
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body.

Ephesians 5:24  
But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.

Ephesians 5:25  
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly and gave himself up for her,

Ephesians 5:26  
that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Ephesians 5:27  
that he might present the assembly to himself gloriously, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without defect.

Ephesians 5:28  
Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

Ephesians 5:29  
For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord also does the assembly,

Ephesians 5:30  
because we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones.

Ephesians 5:31  
“For this cause a man will leave his father and mother and will be joined to his wife. Then the two will become one flesh.”

Ephesians 5:32  
This mystery is great, but I speak concerning Christ and the assembly.

Ephesians 5:33  
Nevertheless each of you must also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she respects her husband.


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