1Therefore I, 1the prisoner of the Lord, 2implore you to 3walk in a mannerworthy of the 4calling with which you have been 5called,
with all6humility and gentleness, with patience, showingtolerance for oneanother7in love,
being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the 8bond of peace.
There is 9onebody and oneSpirit, just as also you were called in one10hope of your calling;
511oneLord, onefaith, onebaptism,
6oneGod and Father of all12who is overall and throughall and in all.
But 13to eachone of us 14grace was given15according to the measure of Christ'sgift.
8Thereforeait says, "16WHEN HE ASCENDED ON HIGH, HE 17LEDCAPTIVE A HOST OF CAPTIVES, AND HE GAVEGIFTS TO MEN."
(Nowthis expression, "He 18ascended," whatbdoes it meanexcept that He alsochad descended into 19the lowerparts of the earth?
He who descended is Himselfalso He who ascended20faraboveall the heavens, so that He might 21fillallthings.)
And He 22gave23some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as 24evangelists, and some as pastors and 25teachers,