Ephesians 5:1-7 CSB

1 Therefore, be imitators of God,a as dearly loved children.

References for Ephesians 5:1

    • a 5:1 - 1 Co 4:16; 11:1; 1 Th 1:6; 2:14
      2 And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.
      3 But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard ofb among you, as is proper for saints.

      References for Ephesians 5:3

        • b 5:3 - Or be named
          4 And coarse and foolish talking or crude joking are not suitable, but rather giving thanks.
          5 For know and recognize this: no sexually immoral or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.

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          6 Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for because of these things God's wrath is coming on the disobedient.c

          References for Ephesians 5:6

            • c 5:6 - Lit sons of disobedience
              7 Therefore, do not become their partners.