1 Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. Ephesians 5 is the fifth chapter of the Epistle to the Ephesians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.Traditionally, it is believed to be written by Apostle Paul while he was in prison in Rome (around AD 62), but more recently, it is suggested to be written between AD 80 and 100 by another writer using Paul's name and style. 1Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. 6Do not let anyone deceive you with foolish words; it is because of these very things that God's anger will come upon those who do not obey him. Ruth 2:20 Psalms 112:4 Psalms 112:5 Psalms 112:9 Proverbs 19:22 Isaiah 57:1 Luke 6:35 Acts 28:2 Romans 12:10 1 Corinthians 13:4 2 Corinthians 2:10 2 Corinthians 6:6 Colossians 3:12 Colossians 3:13 2 Peter 1:7. tender-hearted. 11Have nothing to do with the worthless things that people do, things that belong to the darkness. 31 (F)As the scripture says, “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and unite with his wife, and the two will become one.” 32 There is a deep secret truth revealed in this scripture, which I understand as applying to Christ and the church. Commentary for Ephesians 5 . Instead, bring them out to the light. Ephesians 5 . Sep 22, 2016 - Explore Rebecca Childers-Fairchild's board "ephesians 5" on Pinterest. We are in many ways exhorted to b… Jesus summarized this sense by the phrase ‘love one another.’ We need to point out that no Christian who understands the scriptures would reject this concept including those of the traditional viewpoint. Time is a talent given us by God, and it is misspent and lost when not employed according to his design. 7So have nothing at all to do with such people. Ephesians 5:18 18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. 16 (B)Make good use of every opportunity you have, because these are evil days. Matthew Henry comments: “Though Christianity is an enemy to profane mirth, yet it encourages joy and gladness. 2 Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. 13 And when all things are brought out to the light, then their true nature is clearly revealed; 14 for anything that is clearly revealed becomes light. 8You yourselves used to be in the darkness, but since you have become the Lord's people, you are in the light. 23 For a husband has authority over his wife just as Christ has authority over the church; and Christ is himself the Savior of the church, his body. 3 Since you are God's people, it is not right that any matters of sexual immorality or indecency or greed should even be mentioned among you. the light; some manuscripts have the Spirit. 17Don't be fools, then, but try to find out what the Lord wants you to do. So you must live like people who belong to the light, 9for it is the light+ that brings a rich harvest of every kind of goodness, righteousness, and truth. 15 So be careful how you live. Specific flaws such as sexual immorality, crude speech, and wasting of time are discouraged. Your ears filter out certain noises so … 2 Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. 24 And so wives must submit themselves completely to their husbands just as the church submits itself to Christ. © 1992 American Bible Society.  All rights reserved. 3 Since you are God's people, it is not right that any matters of sexual immorality or indecency or greed should even be mentioned among you. Ephesians 5:1–21 continues Paul's invaluable instructions on how Christians should live out their faith. (Ephesians 5:3-6) Related Media. 24And so wives must submit themselves completely to their husbands just as the church submits itself to Christ. 19 (C)Speak to one another with the words of psalms, hymns, and sacred songs; sing hymns and psalms to the Lord with praise in your hearts. 4 Nor is it fitting for you to use language which is obscene, profane, or vulgar. Rather than imitating the world, or being controlled by worldly things, Christians are to be filled with the Spirit. Instead, we feed them, and take care of them, just as Christ does the church; 30 for we are members of his body.) Good News Translation® (Today’s English Version, Second Edition). 5 Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. 2. At Ephesians 5 Ministries we know that lasting freedom and comfort come only through the Good News of Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5 Commentary; EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE - G G Findlay Ephesians 5:1-6 Doctrine and Ethics Ephesians Chapter 5 may be subdivided into seven subsections: 5:1-2 which des… See more ideas about ephesians, ephesians 5, words. DAY 1 . 5:19). 4 Nor is it fitting for you to … 26He did this to dedicate the church to God by his word, after making it clean by washing it in water, 27in order to present the church to himself in all its beauty—pure and faultless, without spot or wrinkle or any other imperfection. 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord. Starting in Ephesians 5:21-6:9 Paul addresses Christian Relationships . [b] That is why it is said, “Wake up, sleeper,    and rise from death,and Christ will shine on you.”. Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. (29 None of us ever hate our own bodies. 6 Do not let anyone deceive you with foolish words; it is because of these very things that God's anger will come upon those who do not obey him. Learn more at www.gnt.bible . 17 Don't be fools, then, but try to find out what the Lord wants you to do. 3 Since you are God's people, it is not right that any matters of sexual immorality or indecency or greed should even be mentioned among you. 4 I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, 1 urge you to live 2 worthily of the calling with which you have been called, 3 2 with all humility and gentleness, 4 with patience, putting up with 5 one another in love, 3 making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 22 (D)Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord. 25 (E)Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave his life for it. Today’s passage also tells us that evidence of the Spirit-filled life includes being full of song and delight (Eph. Your eyes adjust to bright sunlight so that it doesn’t seem so bright or to a dark room so that it isn’t so dark. 20In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, always give thanks for everything to God the Father. Discover .BIBLE resources for your ministry at www.get.bible/gnt, Bible text from the Good News Translation (GNT) is not to be reproduced in copies or otherwise by any means except as permitted in writing by American Bible Society, 101 North Independence Mall East, Floor 8, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2155 (. 5 Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. CHRISTIAN RELATIONSHIPS: MARRIAGE . Exhortation to brotherly love. Cross-references and similar verses for Ephesians 5:1: kind. Ephesians 5:23 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. Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society, Good News Translation (GNT). ( 12It is really too shameful even to talk about the things they do in secret.) Ephesians 5:3 But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints; (NASB: Lockman). Ephesians 5:23 "For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body." 25 Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave his life for it. Read verse in Good News Translation 2 “Respect your father and mother” is the first commandment that has a promise added: 3 “so that all may go well with you, and you may live a long time in the land.”. 3 - But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints; Lasting Freedom Is Possible. 3. Instead, be filled with the Spirit. A man who loves his wife loves himself. 31 As the scripture says, “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and unite with his wife, and the two will become one.” 32There is a deep secret truth revealed in this scripture, which I understand as applying to Christ and the church. 28 Men ought to love their wives just as they love their own bodies. This means that this man is willing to give up anything for the glory of his bride. So you must live like people who belong to the light, 9 for it is the light[a] that brings a rich harvest of every kind of goodness, righteousness, and truth. Each Christian is to respect the other person. 7 So have nothing at all to do with such people. Commentary on Ephesians 5:15-21 (Read Ephesians 5:15-21) Another remedy against sin, is care, or caution, it being impossible else to maintain purity of heart and life. Note the different groups who have the responsibility of subjection and to whom. Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. Our desire is to come alongside individuals and couples, equipped with the power of the Gospel, during seasons of struggle, difficulty and confusion. Don't live like ignorant people, but like wise people. 26 He did this to dedicate the church to God by his word, after making it clean by washing it in water, 27 in order to present the church to himself in all its beauty—pure and faultless, without spot or wrinkle or any other imperfection. Ephesians 5 Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. Sign up here! 2 - Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance. 28Men ought to love their wives just as they love their own bodies. 2 After general exhortations, to love, 3 to flee fornication, 4 and all uncleanness, 7 not to converse with the wicked, 15 to walk warily, and to be 18 filled with the Spirit, 22 he descendeth to the particular duties, how wives ought to obey their husbands, 25 and husbands ought to love their wives, 32 even as Christ doth his Church. 2 Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. Ephesians 5 - Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. “Husband is the head … Christ is the head”: The Spirit filled wife recognizes that her husband’s role in giving leadership is not only God ordained, but … Specific flaws such as sexual immorality, crude speech, and wasting of time are discouraged. 33But it also applies to you: every husband must love his wife as himself, and every wife must respect her husband. 8 You yourselves used to be in the darkness, but since you have become the Lord's people, you are in the light. ( A) Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. Ephesians 5 Living in the Light 1 Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. 11 Have nothing to do with the worthless things that people do, things that belong to the darkness. EPHESIANS 5:21-33 . Ephesians 5:1-5 Learning to Love; Ephesians 5:7-17 Keep Your Eyes Open! Ephesians 5:9 for it is the light that brings a rich harvest of every kind of goodness, righteousness, and truth. 5 You may be sure that no one who is immoral, indecent, or greedy (for greed is a form of idolatry) will ever receive a share in the Kingdom of Christ and of God. 33 But it also applies to you: every husband must love his wife as himself, and every wife must respect her husband. A more recent and popular interpretation of Ephesians 5:21 is summarized by the phrase ‘mutual submission.’ The idea is that everyone is to live in a spirit of humbleness and care for each other. Instead, bring them out to the light. As you start this study, ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what God has said through Paul. 21Submit yourselves to one another because of your reverence for Christ. The mark of the Christian is love. 13And when all things are brought out to the light, then their true nature is clearly revealed; 14for anything that is clearly revealed becomes light.+ That is why it is said. Hymns for Ephesians 5 from Hymnary.org, an authoritative index of hymns and hymnals. 5 You may be sure that no one who is immoral, indecent, or greedy (for greed is a form of idolatry) will ever receive a share in the Kingdom of Christ and of God. σεν ἡμᾶς καὶ παρέδωκεν ἑαυτὸν ὑπὲρ ἡμῶν προσφορὰν καὶ θυσίαν τῶ θεῶ εἰς ὀσμὴν εὐωδίας. 18Do not get drunk with wine, which will only ruin you; instead, be filled with the Spirit. Read Ephesians 5:21-6:9. Good News Translation Men's Bible a Devotional Bible for Men, GNT Good News Bible, Paper, Multi-Colored, GNT 50th Anniversary Edition Bible - Slightly Imperfect, GNT 50th Anniversary Edition Bible - Imperfectly Imprinted Bibles. Ephesians 5:3: But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 2 (A)Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. 1 - Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. ( 29None of us ever hate our own bodies. Rather you should give thanks to God. Living in the Light. 4 Nor is it fitting for you to … Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 20 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, always give thanks for everything to God the Father. 10Try to learn what pleases the Lord. The way that God designed our five senses so that they adjust to minimize harsh stimuli is amazing! God’s people have reason to rejoice, and to sing for joy.” anything that is clearly revealed becomes light; or it is light that clearly reveals everything. 2“Respect your father and mother” is the first commandment that has a promise added: 3“so that all may go well with you, and you may live a long time in the land.” 4Parents, do not … 1 2 3 1. Bible text from the Good News Translation (GNT) is not to be reproduced in copies or otherwise by any means except as permitted in writing by American Bible Society, 101 North Independence Mall East, Floor 8, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2155 (www.americanbible.org). 18 Do not get drunk with wine, which will only ruin you; instead, be filled with the Spirit. (1,2) Cautions against several sins. 4Nor is it fitting for you to use language which is obscene, profane, or vulgar. 5You may be sure that no one who is immoral, indecent, or greedy (for greed is a form of idolatry) will ever receive a share in the Kingdom of Christ and of God. 6 Children, it is your Christian duty to[ a] obey your parents, for this is the right thing to do. 6 Do not let anyone deceive you with … The Apostle Paul, having reminded his readers of the glory and promise of God, our need for His grace and provision, our new standing before God, as both individuals and as a family of believers, the magnificence of God, a healthy perspective of suffering in the life of a believer, the love, power and provision of God, and His calling to a life of holiness, now described with greater specificity how one could live a life of holiness. 5 You may be sure that no one who is immoral, indecent, or greedy (for greed is a form of idolatry) will ever receive a share in the Kingdom of Christ and of God. 1Children, it is your Christian duty to+obey your parents, for this is the right thing to do. Ephesians 5 Living in the Light 1 Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him. Ephesians 5:25-26 reads: Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by washing with water through the word. 15So be careful how you live. (12 It is really too shameful even to talk about the things they do in secret.) 2. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you too were called to the one hope of your calling, 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 … Ephesians 5:19-20 – Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Ephesians 5:1–21 continues Paul's invaluable instructions on how Christians should live out their faith. A man who loves his wife loves himself. Rather than imitating the world, or being controlled by worldly things, Christians are to be filled with the Spirit. 23For a husband has authority over his wife just as Christ has authority over the church; and Christ is himself the Savior of the church, his body. Ephesians 5:25-33 Togetherness; EXPLORE THE BIBLE. (15-21) The duties of wives and husbands are enforced by the spiritual relation between Christ and the church. Greek: porneia de kai akatharsia pasa e pleonexia mede onomazes tho en humin, kathos prepei ha giois,. 16 Make good use of every opportunity you have, because these are evil days. Living in the Light. 6 Do not let anyone deceive you with foolish words; it is because of these very things that God's anger will come upon those who do not obey him. 21 Submit yourselves to one another because of your reverence for Christ. Ephesians 5:18-19. Instead, we feed them, and take care of them, just as Christ does the church; 30for we are members of his body.) Rather you should give thanks to God. 3Since you are God's people, it is not right that any matters of sexual immorality or indecency or greed should even be mentioned among you. (3-14) Directions to a contrary behaviour, and to relative duties. 4 Parents, do not treat your children in such a way as to make them angry. and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and … Don't live like ignorant people, but like wise people. Ephesians 5:1-21 Imitate God; Ephesians 5:22-33 Build Strong Marriages; EXPOSITOR'S DICTIONARY. 19 Speak to one another with the words of psalms, hymns, and sacred songs; sing hymns and psalms to the Lord with praise in your hearts. 2 Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. 10 Try to learn what pleases the Lord. 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