Tag Archives: Ephesians 5

only yours for the time being

Ephesians 5:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, care about your wives, like Christ cared about the congregation and gave himself in her behalf Ephesians 5:26 to make her sacred, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. Ephesians 5:27 … Continue reading

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submitting to one another

Ephesians 5:21-24 (JDV) Ephesians 5:21 submitting to one another in the fear of Christ. Ephesians 5:22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord, Ephesians 5:23 because the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the … Continue reading

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resurrection life today

Ephesians 5:18-20 (JDV) Ephesians 5:18 And don’t get drunk with wine, which leads to reckless living, but be filled by the Breath: Ephesians 5:19 speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making music with your … Continue reading

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against the flow

Ephesians 5:15-17 (JDV) Ephesians 5:15 Pay careful attention, then, to how you live – not as unwise people but as wise – Ephesians 5:16 making the most of the season, because the days are evil. Ephesians 5:17 So don’t be … Continue reading

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making the dark deeds visible

 making the dark deeds visible  Ephesians 5:11-14 (JDV)  Ephesians 5:11 Don’t participate in the fruitless achievements of darkness, but instead expose them Ephesians 5:12 because it is shameful even to mention what is done by them in secret. Ephesians 5:13 … Continue reading

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decision training

Ephesians 5:9-10 (JDV) Ephesians 5:9 because the fruit of the light consists of all goodness, righteousness, and truth – Ephesians 5:10 evaluating1 what is pleasing to the Lord. decision training We are used to evaluating our life options based on … Continue reading

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don’t partner with darkness

Ephesians 5:6-8 (JDV) Ephesians 5:6 Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, because God’s wrath is coming on the disobedient because of these things. Ephesians 5:7 Do not become their partners, then. Ephesians 5:8 You see, you were once … Continue reading

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limiting close relationships

Ephesians 5:1-5 (JDV) Ephesians 5:1 Be imitators of God, then, as dearly cared about children, Ephesians 5:2 and walk in care, like Christ also cared about us and gave himself in behalf of us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to … Continue reading

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relationships that reflect grace

Ephesians 5:22-6:9.   The grace walk requires voluntary submission in all relationships. This is a means of obeying the command in 5:18, being filled with the Spirit. It is accomplished by submitting to one another. So, what follows should not be … Continue reading

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the grace walk

Ephesians 5:1-21.  The believer imitates God’s grace by walking the grace walk. The grace walk is a life that imitates God’s sacrificial love. Just as Christ gave himself up for us, so we who walk the grace walk are to … Continue reading

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