Ephesians 5:11-21 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. 11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.
12 For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. 12 For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
13 But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, 13 But everything exposed by the light becomes visible,
14 for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you." 14 for it is light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
15 Be very careful, then, how you live--not as unwise but as wise, 15 Be very careful, then, how you live--not as unwise but as wise,
16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.
18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit. 18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.
19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, 19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,
20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. 20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.