NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Walk as children of light, as having knowledge and holiness. that they pollute and poison the hearers. Drunkenness is a sin that never goes alone, but carries men into other evils; it is a sin very provoking to God. 5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Ephesians Chapter 5: Ephesians Chapter F ive Commentary by Ron Beckham Audio Bible Study - Ephesians 5:1-5: Verse 1. ephesians chapter 5 study guide provides a comprehensive and comprehensive pathway for students to see progress after the end of each module. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. But by fervent prayer let us seek to be filled with the Spirit, and to avoid whatever may grieve our gracious Comforter. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. On Ephesians 5:6 The Word of God is God and not for any private interpretation (2 Peter 1:20).If it records in Revelation 12:9 that this whole world has been deceived, it did not speak of a particular country, group of people, person or religion, it meant the whole world. 6 f Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for because of these things the wrath of God is coming upon the disobedient. giving of thanks. When afflicted or weary, let us not seek to raise our spirits by strong drink, which is hateful and hurtful, and only ends in making sorrows more felt. Mostly what God does is love you. The drunkard holds out to his family and to the world the sad spectacle of a sinner hardened beyond what is common, and hastening to perdition. 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Walk in Love. 32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church. Exhortation to brotherly love. People are very apt to complain of bad times; it were well if that stirred them more to redeem time. (3-14) Directions to a contrary behaviour, and to relative duties. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks. Our cheerfulness should show itself as becomes Christians, in what may tend to God's glory. And while we adore and rejoice in the condescending love of Christ, let husbands and wives learn hence their duties to each other. 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 1 So be imitators of God, [] as beloved children, 2 and live in love, as Christ loved us and handed himself over for us as a sacrificial offering to God for a fragrant aroma. 5 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the … (I) 5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater(J)—has any inheritance(K) in the kingdom of Christ and of God. 3 But fornication and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is fitting among saints. Ephesians 5 Living in the Light 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. The words of Adam, mentioned by the apostle, are spoken literally of marriage; but they have also a hidden sense in them, relating to the union between Christ and his church. 16 Make the best of the present time, for it is a wicked age.. 17 This is why you must not be thoughtless but must recognise what is the will of the Lord.. 18 Do not get drunk with wine; this is simply dissipation; be filled with the Spirit.. 19 Sing psalms and hymns and inspired songs among yourselves, singing and chanting to the Lord in your hearts,. But the grace of God wrought a mighty change in the souls of many. See How They All Connect. 3. 1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. Exhortation to brotherly love. Live as children of light(Q) 9 (for the fruit(R) of the light consists in all goodness,(S) righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 29 After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church— 30 for we are members of his body. a 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such … 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. 24 As the church is subject to Christ, so let wives also be subject in everything to their husbands. There are many ways of abetting, or taking part in the sins of others; by commendation, counsel, consent, or concealment. 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. Ephesians 5:17 "Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord [is]." A good man will be ashamed to speak of what many wicked men are not ashamed to do. 10 Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord. 2. Observe how Christ loved us. Those who allow themselves, either in the lusts of the flesh or the love of the world, belong not to the kingdom of grace, nor shall they come to the kingdom of glory. 15 Be very careful, then, how you live(Z)—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity,(AA) because the days are evil. Has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God: The people mentioned in Ephesians 5:3 (the fornicator, the unclean person and the covetous man) have no inheritance in Gods kingdom. 14 This is why it is said: “Wake up, sleeper,(W)    rise from the dead,(X)    and Christ will shine on you.”(Y). 15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise. 5. 27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. (3-14) Directions to a contrary behaviour, and to relative duties. (15-21) The duties of wives and husbands are enforced by the spiritual relation between Christ and the church. 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. 13 But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. Though we are not always singing, we should be always giving thanks; we should never want disposition for this duty, as we never want matter for it, through the whole course of our lives. Ephesians 5:22–24 focuses first on wives. 12 It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ’s is the head of the church and he is the Saviour of the body. 18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; 20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ; 21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. (15-21) The duties of wives and husbands are enforced by the spiritual relation between Christ and the church. Verses 1-2 Here we have the exhortation to mutual love, or to Christian charity. 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands(AJ) as you do to the Lord. 24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. 8 For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light: 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;). * 7 So do not be associated with them. Ephesians chapter 5 KJV (King James Version) 1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;. The duty of husbands is to love their wives. Here are not only cautions against gross acts of sin, but against what some may make light of. Ephesians 5 Walk in Love. 8 For you were once(P) darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. All rights reserved worldwide. How are we to live our lives according to Ephesians Chapter 5, verses 2, 8 and 15? 21 Submit to one another(AI) out of reverence for Christ. Sign up here! 28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. (1,2) Cautions against several sins. Verse 1 of Ephesians Chapter 5 tells us to be imitators of God. (AU) 31 “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”[c](AV) 32 This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church. [a](L) 6 Let no one deceive you(M) with empty words, for because of such things God’s wrath(N) comes on those who are disobedient. Ephesians 5 1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 5 Therefore be imitators of God as dear () children. 33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband. 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: 30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. (AC) 18 Do not get drunk on wine,(AD) which leads to debauchery. 7 Be not ye therefore partakers with them. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. Time is a talent given us by God, and it is misspent and lost when not employed according to his design. Chapter Contents. 5 Be sure of this, that no immoral or impure or greedy person, that is, an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.e Duty to Live in the Light. Ephesians chapter 6 KJV (King James Version) 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.. 2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;). 1 Therefore a be imitators of God as dear b children. The church and believers will not be without spot or wrinkle till they come to glory. (22-33)1,2 Because God, for Christ's sake, has forgiven you, therefore be ye followers of God, imitators of God. How are we to imitate God? Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? (O) 7 Therefore do not be partners with them. We must have not only a sight and a knowledge that sin is sin, and in some measure shameful, but see it as a breach of God's holy law. But those only who are sanctified now, shall be glorified hereafter. Ephesians Chapter 5 Continued. There will be failures and defects on both sides, in the present state of human nature, yet this does not alter the relation. But these things are so far from being profitable. 4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk(H) or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. (T) 11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,(U) but rather expose them. If we have lost our time heretofore, we must double our diligence for the future. Wake Up from Your Sleep. Ignorance of our duty, and neglect of our souls, show the greatest folly. New International Version (NIV). Ephesians Chapter 5 may be subdivided into seven subsections: 5:1-2 whic… (1,2) Cautions against several sins. Ps 27:6; 95:2; Ac 16:25; 1Co 14:15, 26; Col 3:16, ver 4; Job 1:21; Ps 34:1; Col 3:17; Heb 13:15, Ge 3:16; 1Co 14:34; Col 3:18; 1Ti 2:12; Tit 2:5; 1Pe 3:1, 5, 6. Sinners, like men in the dark, are going they know not whither, and doing they know not what. Ephesians 5 New International Version ... 5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater—has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Chapter 5 + Text Size — 1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a … 5 1 Follow God’s example,(A) therefore, as dearly loved children(B) 2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us(C) and gave himself up for us(D) as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.(E). 14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. 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