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Ephesians 6

NIV 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. NIV 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. NIV 2 "Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise-- NIV 2 "Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise-- NIV 3 "that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth." NIV 3 "that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth." NIV 4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. NIV 4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. NIV 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. NIV 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. NIV 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but like slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. NIV 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but like slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. NIV 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men, NIV 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men, NIV 8 because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does, whether he is slave or free. NIV 8 because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does, whether he is slave or free. NIV 9 And masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Do not threaten them, since you know that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him. NIV 9 And masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Do not threaten them, since you know that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him. NIV 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. NIV 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. NIV 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. NIV 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. NIV 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. NIV 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. NIV 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. NIV 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. NIV 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, NIV 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, NIV 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. NIV 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. NIV 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. NIV 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. NIV 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. NIV 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. NIV 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints. NIV 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints. NIV 19 Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, NIV 19 Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, NIV 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. NIV 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. NIV 21 Tychicus, the dear brother and faithful servant in the Lord, will tell you everything, so that you also may know how I am and what I am doing. NIV 21 Tychicus, the dear brother and faithful servant in the Lord, will tell you everything, so that you also may know how I am and what I am doing. NIV 22 I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage you. NIV 22 I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage you. NIV 23 Peace to the brothers, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 23 Peace to the brothers, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 24 Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love. NIV 24 Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.