Ephesians 5:11-21 NIV

11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,1 but rather expose them.

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12 For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
13 But everything exposed by the light2 becomes visible,

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14 for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper,3 rise from the dead,4 and Christ will shine on you."5

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15 Be very careful, then, how you live6--not as unwise but as wise,

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      16 making the most of every opportunity,7 because the days are evil.8

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      17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.9

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      18 Do not get drunk on wine,10 which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.11

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      19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.12 Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,

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      20 always giving thanks13 to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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      21 Submit to one another14 out of reverence for Christ.

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