So don't be foolish. Instead, understand what the Lord wants.
Don't fill yourself up with wine. Getting drunk will lead to wild living. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit.
Speak to each other with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord.
Always give thanks to God the Father for everything. Give thanks to him in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Follow the lead of one another because of your respect for Christ.
Wives, follow the lead of your husbands as you follow the Lord.
The husband is the head of the wife, just as Christ is the head of the church. The church is Christ's body. He is its Savior.
The church follows the lead of Christ. In the same way, wives should follow the lead of their husbands in everything.
Husbands, love your wives. Love them just as Christ loved the church. He gave himself up for her.
He did it to make her holy. He made her clean by washing her with water and the word.
He did it to bring her to himself as a brightly shining church. He wants a church that has no stain or wrinkle or any other flaw. He wants a church that is holy and without blame.