Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk1 or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.2
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For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person--such a man is an idolater3--has any inheritance4 in the kingdom of Christ and of God.5
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Let no one deceive you6 with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath7 comes on those who are disobedient.8
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Therefore do not be partners with them.
For you were once9 darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light10
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(for the fruit11 of the light consists in all goodness,12 righteousness and truth)
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and find out what pleases the Lord.13
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Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,14 but rather expose them.
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For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
But everything exposed by the light15 becomes visible,
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for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper,16 rise from the dead,17 and Christ will shine on you."18
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