Ephesians 5:13-23 NIV

13 But everything exposed by the light1 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,2 rise from the dead,3 and Christ will shine on you."4

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15 Be very careful, then, how you live5--not as unwise but as wise,

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      16 making the most of every opportunity,6 because the days are evil.7

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      17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.8

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      18 Do not get drunk on wine,9 which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.10

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      19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.11 Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,

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      20 always giving thanks12 to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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      21 Submit to one another13 out of reverence for Christ.

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      Wives and Husbands

      5:22-6:9pp -- Col 3:18-4:1

      22 Wives, submit to your husbands14 as to the Lord.15

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      23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church,16 his body, of which he is the Savior.

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