Ephesians 5:1-7

1 Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children
2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
3 But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people.
4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.
5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater—has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.[a]
6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God’s wrath comes on those who are disobedient.
7 Therefore do not be partners with them.

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Cross References 15

  • 1. Matthew 5:48; Luke 6:36
  • 2. S John 1:12
  • 3. S John 13:34
  • 4. ver 25; S Galatians 1:4; Galatians 2:20
  • 5. 2 Corinthians 2:15; Hebrews 7:27
  • 6. S 1 Corinthians 6:18
  • 7. Colossians 3:5
  • 8. Ephesians 4:29
  • 9. S ver 20
  • 10. Colossians 3:5
  • 11. S Acts 20:32
  • 12. S Matthew 25:34; 1 Corinthians 6:9
  • 13. S Mark 13:5
  • 14. S Romans 1:18
  • 15. Ephesians 2:2

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "kingdom of the Messiah and God"
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