Ephesians 5:4-14 NIV

4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk1 or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.2

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      5 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.a5

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        • a 5:5 - Or "kingdom of the Christ and God"
          6 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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          7 Therefore do not be partners with them.
          8 For you were once9 darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light10

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          9 (for the fruit11 of the light consists in all goodness,12 righteousness and truth)

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          10 and find out what pleases the Lord.13

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          11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,14 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 light15 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,16 rise from the dead,17 and Christ will shine on you."18

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