1Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.2And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.3But fornication and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is fitting among saints.4Let there be no filthiness, nor silly talk, nor levity, which are not fitting; but instead let there be thanksgiving.5Be sure of this, that no fornicator or impure man, or one who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.6Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is because of these things that the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.7Therefore do not associate with them,8for once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of light
10Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.11And there was a woman who had had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen years; she was bent over and could not fully straighten herself.12And when Jesus saw her, he called her and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your infirmity."13And he laid his hands upon her, and immediately she was made straight, and she praised God.14But the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the sabbath, said to the people, "There are six days on which work ought to be done; come on those days and be healed, and not on the sabbath day."15Then the Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the sabbath untie his ox or his ass from the manger, and lead it away to water it?16And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?"17As he said this, all his adversaries were put to shame; and all the people rejoiced at all the glorious things that were done by him.