(for the fruit1 of the light consists in all goodness,2 righteousness and truth)
and find out what pleases the Lord.311
Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,4 but rather expose them.
For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
But everything exposed by the light5 becomes visible,
for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper,6 rise from the dead,7 and Christ will shine on you."815
Be very careful, then, how you live9--not as unwise but as wise,
making the most of every opportunity,10 because the days are evil.1117
Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.1218
Do not get drunk on wine,13 which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.1419
Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.15 Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,