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Ephesians 5:6-14 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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6 Nobody should deceive you with stupid ideas. God's anger comes down on those who are disobedient because of this kind of thing. 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient.
7 So you shouldn't have anything to do with them. 7 Therefore do not be partners with them.
8 You were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord, so live your life as children of light. 8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light
9 Light produces fruit that consists of every sort of goodness, justice, and truth. 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth)
10 Therefore, test everything to see what's pleasing to the Lord, 10 and find out what pleases the Lord.
11 and don't participate in the unfruitful actions of darkness. Instead, you should reveal the truth about them. 11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.
12 It's embarrassing to even talk about what certain persons do in secret. 12 For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.
13 But everything exposed to the light is revealed by the light. 13 But everything exposed by the light becomes visible,
14 Everything that is revealed by the light is light. Therefore, it says, Wake up, sleeper!Get up 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."