Ephesians 5:1-7 NRS

1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children,
2 and live in love, as Christ loved us a and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

References for Ephesians 5:2

    • x 5:2 - Other ancient authorities read [you]
      3 But fornication and impurity of any kind, or greed, must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among saints.
      4 Entirely out of place is obscene, silly, and vulgar talk; but instead, let there be thanksgiving.
      5 Be sure of this, that no fornicator or impure person, or one who is greedy (that is, an idolater), has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
      6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes on those who are disobedient.
      7 Therefore do not be associated with them.