5 that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. Ephesians 5:6-14 New Living Translation (NLT). This is the close of a short digression about 'light.' 18 Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. 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. 1Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. who are faithful followers of Christ Jesus. Instead, she will be holy and without fault. 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. 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. 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. Living in the Light. (It is only by God’s grace that you have been saved!) Ephesians 5:6 NLT. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Ephesians 6:1-24, NLT. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. He is a beloved brother and faithful helper in the Lord’s work. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 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.” [] 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. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. 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. [ a] He is the spirit at work in the hearts of those who refuse to obey God. New Living Translation (NLT). Ephesians 5-6 NLT - Living in the Light - Imitate God, - Bible Gateway. The Whole Armor of God. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Made Alive with Christ. 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. Don’t be fooled by those who try to excuse these sins, for the anger of God will fall on all who disobey him. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. 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 … Sleepers at Noonday 'Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light,'--Eph. 30 And we are members of his body. All rights reserved. 2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. 2 Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. 11 Take no part in the worthless deeds of evil and darkness; instead, expose them. Ephesians 3 New Living Translation (NLT) God’s Mysterious Plan Revealed. 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. 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. 3 When I think of all this, I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus for the benefit of you Gentiles []. This is what he wanted to … Living in the Light 1Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 22 I have sent him to you for this very purpose—to let you know how we are doing and to encourage you. 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." 6 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. He loved us[a] and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. 8 Remember that the Lord will reward each one of us for the good we do, whether we are slaves or free. 9 For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true. 13 Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. 21 And further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Alexander Maclaren— Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John. 7 Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. 3 Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. 10 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Slaves and Masters. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. 3 As I briefly wrote earlier, God himself revealed his mysterious plan to me. 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. 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. So we praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son. Ephesians 6 New Living Translation (NLT) Children and Parents. Slaves and Masters. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. 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. 6 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord,[d] for this is the right thing to do. 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. 15 For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. Read verse in New Living Translation 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Ephesians 6:6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. 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. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. 1 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. He is the Savior of his body, the church. Ephesians 1:4-5 New Living Translation (NLT). So pray that I will keep on speaking boldly for him, as I should. 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. Don’t threaten them; remember, you both have the same Master in heaven, and he has no favorites. 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. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 16 Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. A. 4 Obscene stories, foolish talk, and coarse jokes—these are not for you. 14 Stand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness. So live as people of light! Living in the Light. Sign up here! . 2 "Honor your father and mother." NLT: New Living Translation. NLT: New Living Translation . Ephesians 1:1-23, NLT. Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22' v. 14. 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. 10 Carefully determine what pleases the Lord. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 2Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. 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 6. 6 Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. This is why it is said, “Awake, O sleeper,    rise up from the dead,    and Christ will give you light.”. 4 Fathers,[f] do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. 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. 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]. He loved usaand offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. 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. 5 You can be sure that no immoral, impure, or greedy person will inherit the Kingdom of Christ and of God. Ephesians 1. 12 It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret. He loved us* 5:2 Some manuscripts read loved you. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 6 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, [] for this is the right thing to do. 24 May God’s grace be eternally upon all who love our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 6:5-6 New Living Translation (NLT) Slaves and Masters. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. 15 So be careful how you live. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. 24 As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything. He gave up his life for her 26 to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. So live as people of light! 6 Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, [] for this is the right thing to do. Ephesians 5 Ephesians 5. 22 For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 3Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. Live a life filled with love, following the example of 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. 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. For a man who loves his wife actually shows love for himself. 19 And pray for me, too. God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. 18 Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. 2Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. 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. 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. Living in the Light - Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. All rights reserved. 2 “Honor your father and mother.”. 1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus.. 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." 3 Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. 10 A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Such sins have no place among God’s people. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. Ephesians 5:6 Parallel Commentaries Library Ephesians 1:5-6 NLT. 20 And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:6 NLT - Don’t be fooled by those… | Biblia. 23 For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. 9 For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm. 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. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} 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." 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. Children and Parents. 7 Don’t participate in the things these people do. I am writing to God’s holy people in Ephesus,* 1:1 The most ancient manuscripts do not include in Ephesus. Ephesians 5. [b] 27 He did this to present her to himself as a glorious church without a spot or wrinkle or any other blemish. Ephesians 6 New Living Translation (NLT) Children and Parents. 5 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. 33 So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. Bible Language English. [i] 17 Put on salvation as your helmet, and take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Such sins have no place among God's people. Greetings from Paul. Ephesians 5 - Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Instead, let there be thankfulness to God. 9 Masters, treat your slaves in the same way. 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. 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. 11 Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. 1 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 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. He loved us Some manuscripts read loved you. 8 For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 17 Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Ephesians 5 - Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; OR Custom Selection:. Walk as Children of Light. 25 For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. 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.” [] [h] 16 In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil. NLT: New Living Translation 4 Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. Version. 28 In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love their own bodies. Cancel. 13 But their evil intentions will be exposed when the light shines on them, 14 for the light makes everything visible. 2 assuming, by the way, that you know God gave me the special responsibility of extending his grace to you Gentiles. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. 5 Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. [k] 20 I am in chains now, still preaching this message as God’s ambassador. For a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. . 2 Once you were dead because of your disobedience and your many sins. 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. 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. 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