For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person--such a man is an idolater1--has any inheritance2 in the kingdom of Christ and of God.a36
Let no one deceive you4 with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath5 comes on those who are disobedient.67
Therefore do not be partners with them.
For you were once7 darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light89
(for the fruit9 of the light consists in all goodness,10 righteousness and truth)
and find out what pleases the Lord.1111
Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,12 but rather expose them.
For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
But everything exposed by the light13 becomes visible,
for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper,14 rise from the dead,15 and Christ will shine on you."1615
Be very careful, then, how you live17--not as unwise but as wise,