3Butfornication,andalluncleanness,orcovetousness, let it not be oncenamedamongyou,asbecomethsaints;4Neitherfilthiness,nor foolish talking,norjesting,whicharenotconvenient : butrather giving of thanks.5Forthis ye know , thatnowhoremonger,nor unclean person,nor covetous man,whois an idolater,hath any inheritancein the kingdom of Christand of God.6Let no mandeceiveyou with vainwords:forbecause of these thingscometh the wrath of Godupon the children of disobedience.a7Benotyethereforepartakers with them.8For ye weresometimesdarkness,butnow are ye lightin the Lord:walkaschildren of light:9
(For the fruit of the Spirit is inallgoodnessandrighteousnessand truth;)
10Provingwhatisacceptable unto the Lord.11Andhavenofellowship with the unfruitfulworks of darkness,butratherreprove them.
12For it is a shameeven to speak of those things which are doneofthem in secret.13But all things that are reprovedb are made manifestby the light:forwhatsoever doth make manifestislight.14Wherefore he saith , Awake thou that sleepest , andarisefrom the dead,andChrist shall givetheelight .
15Seethenthat ye walkcircumspectly,notasfools,butaswise,16Redeeming the time,because the daysareevil.17Whereforebeyenotunwise,butunderstandingwhat the will of the Lord is.