Ephesians 5:27-32 NIV

27 and to present her to himself1 as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.2

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28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives3 as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

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      29 After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ does the church--
      30 for we are members of his body.4

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      31 "For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."a5

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      32 This is a profound mystery--but I am talking about Christ and the church.