He loved us[a] and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. Ephesians 5 - Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Ephesians 6. 6 Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. Ephesians 1:4-5 New Living Translation (NLT). New Living Translation (NLT), Spirit-Guided Relationships: Wives and Husbands, Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, The One Year Chronological Bible NLT - eBook, NLT Premium Slimline Large-Print Reference Bible--soft leather-look, black/onyx, The NLT One Year Chronological Bible - softcover. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Cancel. 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. 18 Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. 6 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, [] for this is the right thing to do. This is the first commandment with a promise: 3 If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a … Instead, she will be holy and without fault. Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. The Whole Armor of God. He is the Savior of his body, the church. 15 So be careful how you live. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Alexander Maclaren— Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John. 29 No one hates his own body but feeds and cares for it, just as Christ cares for the church. Sleepers at Noonday 'Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light,'--Eph. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 10 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord. Ephesians 5:6 NLT - Don’t be fooled by those… | Biblia. 6 Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. So pray that I will keep on speaking boldly for him, as I should. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, 19 singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts. Living in the Light 1Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. . 13 But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them, 14 for the light makes everything visible. New Living Translation (NLT). 4 Fathers,[f] do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. 12 For we[g] are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Children and Parents. 13 Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Ephesians 5. (It is only by God’s grace that you have been saved!) He is a beloved brother and faithful helper in the Lord’s work. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. 1Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. 31 As the Scriptures say, “A man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.”[c] 32 This is a great mystery, but it is an illustration of the way Christ and the church are one. 15 For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. Ephesians 1:5-6 NLT. Ephesians 5-6 NLT - Living in the Light - Imitate God, - Bible Gateway. Living in the Light. 3 Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. 14 Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. 17 Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 11 Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 23 Peace be with you, dear brothers and sisters,[l] and may God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you love with faithfulness. 18 Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. Ephesians 6 New Living Translation (NLT) Children and Parents. 2 “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: 3 If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.” [] 5 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. He gave up his life for her 26 to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word. 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children.. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. 10 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus.. New Living Translation (NLT) Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. 5:6 Because of these things - As innocent as the heathens esteem them, and as those dealers in vain words would persuade you to think them. NLT: New Living Translation Ephesians 3 New Living Translation (NLT) God’s Mysterious Plan Revealed. 21 To bring you up to date, Tychicus will give you a full report about what I am doing and how I am getting along. 3 When I think of all this, I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus for the benefit of you Gentiles []. Ephesians 1. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.[j]. Ephesians 5:6 Parallel Commentaries Library 6 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. 3 Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Greetings from Paul. 6 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, [] for this is the right thing to do. Ephesians 6 New Living Translation (NLT) Children and Parents. He loved us* 5:2 Some manuscripts read loved you. . 28 In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love their own bodies. [b] 27 He did this to present her to himself as a glorious church without a spot or wrinkle or any other blemish. Ephesians 5:5-6 New Living Translation (NLT) 5 You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. 5 God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:1-33, NLT. 10 Carefully determine what pleases the Lord. This is the first commandment with a promise: 3 If you honor your father and mother, "things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth." 6 Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 2Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. 5 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. This is the close of a short digression about 'light.' Living in the Light - Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 2 Once you were dead because of your disobedience and your many sins. This is what he wanted to … 6 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord,[d] for this is the right thing to do. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22' 2 You used to live in sin, just like the rest of the world, obeying the devil—the commander of the powers in the unseen world. 4 Obscene stories, foolish talk, and coarse jokes—these are not for you. He loved us Some manuscripts read loved you. All rights reserved. Read verse in New Living Translation 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. 20 And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5 - Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; OR Custom Selection:. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. Slaves and Masters. Ephesians 5:6 New Living Translation (NLT) 6 Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. Ephesians 1:3–14 Spiritual Blessings 3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ. Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. 8 Remember that the Lord will reward each one of us for the good we do, whether we are slaves or free. God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. 12 It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret. So we praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son. So live as people of light! 2 “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: 3 If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.”[e]. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. I am writing to God’s holy people in Ephesus,* 1:1 The most ancient manuscripts do not include in Ephesus. 3Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. 16 Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. 5 You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. 30 And we are members of his body. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. NLT: New Living Translation. Such sins have no place among God’s people. 2 “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: 3 If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.” [] 24 May God’s grace be eternally upon all who love our Lord Jesus Christ. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. [ a] He is the spirit at work in the hearts of those who refuse to obey God. who are faithful followers of Christ Jesus. All rights reserved. 9 Masters, treat your slaves in the same way. 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Ask God to give me the right words so I can boldly explain God’s mysterious plan that the Good News is for Jews and Gentiles alike. Ephesians 5:6, NASB: "Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience." 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Don’t threaten them; remember, you both have the same Master in heaven, and he has no favorites. NLT: New Living Translation . As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 6 Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. 6 Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. Bible Language English. 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord,* 6:1 Or Children, obey your parents who belong to the Lord; some manuscripts read simply Children, obey your parents. 4 Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. Ephesians 6 NKJV Parallel NLT [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT GRK] New King James Version: New Living Translation: 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Ephesians 5:6-14 New Living Translation (NLT). 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. Ephesians 1:1-23, NLT. Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. 24 As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. Ephesians 5 ESV Parallel NLT [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT GRK] English Standard Version: New Living Translation: 1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. 33 So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. [k] 20 I am in chains now, still preaching this message as God’s ambassador. Ephesians 5 Ephesians 5. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. So live as people of light! A. 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. Ephesians 6:6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. 2 “Honor your father and mother.”. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. Such sins have no place among God's people. 9 For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true. 3 As I briefly wrote earlier, God himself revealed his mysterious plan to me. Version. For a man who loves his wife actually shows love for himself. 9 For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true. Instead, let there be thankfulness to God. [h] 16 In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. v. 14. Ephesians 5:6 in all English translations, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, bold blue, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, NKJV, NLT, THE Message), The One Year Bible Creative Expressions Edition, Hardcover, NLT One Year Bible Slimline Edition, TuTone Leatherlike Gray/Pink, The NLT One Year Pray for America Bible, softcover. 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Sign up here! Living in the Light. 22 For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. Made Alive with Christ. 7 Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. 23 For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. [i] 17 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. He loved usaand offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. Ephesians 6:5-6 New Living Translation (NLT) Slaves and Masters. 5 that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. 2Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. 7 Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Ephesians 4:5-6 NLT There is one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all, in all, and living through all. Walk as Children of Light. 6 For he raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus. Ephesians 5:6 NLT. 22 I have sent him to you for this very purpose—to let you know how we are doing and to encourage you. 2 assuming, by the way, that you know God gave me the special responsibility of extending his grace to you Gentiles. This summary of the book of Ephesians provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Ephesians. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Ephesians 5:6, NLT: "Don't be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him." 19 And pray for me, too. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 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