Ephesians 5:5-20New American Standard Bible (NASB)
5 For this you know with certainty, that no [a]immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.7 Therefore do not be partakers with them;8 for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light9 (for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),10 [b]trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.11 Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even [c]expose them;12 for it is disgraceful even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret.13 But all things become visible when they are [d]exposed by the light, for everything that becomes visible is light.14 For this reason [e]it says,
“Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you.”
15 Therefore [f]be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,16 [g]making the most of your time, because the days are evil.17 So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.18 And do not get drunk with wine, [h]for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,19 speaking to [i]one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to [j]God, even the Father;
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