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Ephesians 4:10-20 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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10 He who descended is Himself also He who ascended far above all the heavens, so that He might fill all things.) 10 He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.)
11 And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, 11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers,
12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ; 12 to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ. 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
14 As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming; 14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming.
15 but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ, 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ.
16 from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.
17 So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord , that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, 17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.
18 being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; 18 They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts.
19 and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness. 19 Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more.
20 But you did not learn Christ in this way, 20 You, however, did not come to know Christ that way.