For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. … Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. 26to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word.b 9 For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true. In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love their own bodies.

2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true. What are the benefits of creating an account? So live as people of light! 28In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love their own bodies.

8For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord.

8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. 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. Living in the Light. 20And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. 16 Make the most of … Spirit-Guided Relationships: Wives and Husbands. 12 It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret.

For a man who loves his wife actually shows love for himself. 14for the light makes everything visible. Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Carefully determine what pleases the Lord. 23 For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience!

He gave up his life for her 26 to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word. He did this to present her to himself as a glorious church without a spot or wrinkle or any other blemish. 7Don’t participate in the things these people do. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. 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. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5 New Living Translation (NLT) Living in the Light 5 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. 21And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. So live as people of light! Instead, she will be holy and without fault. 24As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. This is a great mystery, but it is an illustration of the way Christ and the church are one. 21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

2 Once you were dead because of your disobedience and your many sins.

For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library.

Don’t participate in the things these people do. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois, 60188. Instead, let there be thankfulness to God. 32This is a great mystery, but it is an illustration of the way Christ and the church are one. So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 17Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. 18 Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. 13 But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them, 14 for the light makes everything visible. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, He loved us. He is the Savior of his body, the church. 4 Obscene stories, foolish talk, and coarse jokes—these are not for you. Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. He is the Savior of his body, the church. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. He loved us[ a] and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.