Ephesians 5:5-15 NIV

5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person--such a man is an idolater1--has any inheritance2 in the kingdom of Christ and of God.a3

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    • a 5:5 - Or "kingdom of the Christ and God"
      6 Let no one deceive you4 with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath5 comes on those who are disobedient.6

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      7 Therefore do not be partners with them.
      8 For you were once7 darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light8

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      9 (for the fruit9 of the light consists in all goodness,10 righteousness and truth)

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      10 and find out what pleases the Lord.11

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      11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness,12 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 light13 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,14 rise from the dead,15 and Christ will shine on you."16

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      15 Be very careful, then, how you live17--not as unwise but as wise,

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