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Instructions for Christian Living 17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. So no more stumbling around. 17 Don’t live carelessly, unthinkingly. (E) 19 Having lost all sensitivity,(F) they have given themselves over(G) to sensuality(H) so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed. (BH) 18 Do not get drunk on wine,(BI) which leads to debauchery. “Be careful then how you live…” These verses continue instructions regarding the Christian life. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture. Its focus is on living in love for the building up of the body of Christ (4:1-2, 11-16). A review of the word … Continue reading "Commentary on Ephesians 5:15-20" 4:25-32). See How They All Connect. (AN) 5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater(AO)—has any inheritance(AP) in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Don’t talk dirty or silly. Tell your neighbor the truth. Ephesians 5:3-5 turns from the self-giving love of Christ in verse 2 to the self-centered, worldly love of fallen mankind (cf. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. It’s rotten through and through. Love like that. Warns them against acting like the Gentiles, of whose conduct he gives a lamentable description, Ephesians 4:17-19. Connect with “were taught.” The connection is, “ye were taught that ye put off, etc.” 17 With the Lord’s authority I say this: Live no longer as the Gentiles do, for they are hopelessly confused. Scripture: Ephesians 4:22–24. Time is a talent given us by God, and it is misspent and lost when not employed according to his design. Paul illustrates the church as a complete body of which Jesus, though in heaven, is the Head, and the elect here on earth comprise the rest of it. This unit of exhortation begins with its roots planted in the wisdom tradition. And for all things - Prosperous or adverse, since al] work together for good.In the name of, or through, our Lord Jesus Christ - By whom we receive all good things. Commentary on Galatians and Ephesians by John Calvin, 1509-1564. 20 giving thanks . Most of us realize that the unity of the church of God courses through the book of Ephesians as a general theme. About This Book. It is better, however, to refer it to the main idea, that of the walk, than to the subordinate. Commentaries. 18 They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. It’s a scandal when people waste their lives on things they must do in the darkness where no one will see. Ephesians 4:17-32. Ephesians 5:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ephesians 5:20, NIV: "always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 4:17–5:20 The New Life 17 Now this I say and d testify in the Lord, e that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, f in the futility of their minds. 1) When (Ephesians 5:20a), 2) For what (Ephesians 5:20b), 4) To whom (Ephesians 5:20c), and finally 3) How the Spirit–filled believer is to be thankful (Ephesians 5:20d),. (O), 25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully(P) to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. And then take on an entirely new way of life—a God-fashioned life, a life renewed from the inside and working itself into your conduct as God accurately reproduces his character in you. (BK) Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, 20 always giving thanks(BL) to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. (AA) 31 Get rid of(AB) all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk(AM) or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. When you lie to others, you end up lying to yourself. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP … 14 This is why it is said: “Wake up, sleeper,(BB)    rise from the dead,(BC)    and Christ will shine on you.”(BD). Though some tongues just love the taste of gossip, those who follow Jesus have better uses for language than that. Thanksgiving is our dialect. Get rid of it! 31-32 Make a clean break with all cutting, backbiting, profane talk. This is why we provide the ebook compilations in this website. In Christ's sacrifice his love triumphs, and we are to consider it fully. (AN) 5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such a person is an idolater(AO)—has any inheritance(AP) in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Ephesians 4:17-24 – Commentary on Ephesians – The New You. Points out how they had been changed, in consequence of their conversion to Christianity, Ephesians 4:20, Ephesians 4:21. Ephesians 5:20. This is similar to the exhortation given by Paul to the Thessalonians. Charles Hodge was not only one of the Reformed church’s greatest theologians, he was also an outstanding exegete. It deals with the Christian life and expresses what Christians should and should not do. (V), 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths,(W) but only what is helpful for building others up(X) according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. 17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer(A) live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. I. B. Sep 21, 1986. Instead, be filled with the Spirit,(BJ) 19 speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing praises over everything, any excuse for a song to God the Father in the name of our Master, Jesus Christ. Ephesians 4:17-5:20 New Living Translation (NLT) Living as Children of Light. Grant on August 23, 2020 at 1:13 pm Matta, just advance to Romans 13:12b. Ephesians 5, Matthew Henry's Complete Commentary on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, filling six volumes, provides an … 15 Be very careful, then, how you live(BE)—not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity,(BF) because the days are evil. 2 Corinthians 5:17 – Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! Ephesians 6:1-20. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,(Y) with whom you were sealed(Z) for the day of redemption. We cant content ourselves comparing us among men. Say only what helps, each word a gift. Sermon Bible Commentary. Become imitators of God . John Piper: Faith And Everyday Life: Ephesians 4:17-5:20 [, ] 8 lessons. (AT) 7 Therefore do not be partners with them. Read Ephesians … I say’ and testify —I declare and protest. 5:1-14 Love. Let nothing foul or dirty come out of your mouth. 2. Mark Reasoner | 0 Comments. Table of Contents. 20 That, however, is not the way of life you learned 21 when you heard about Christ and were taught in him in accordance with the truth that is in Jesus. Don’t take such a gift for granted. Ephesians 5:20 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ephesians 5:20, NIV: "always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." You’re out in the open now. [b](AQ) 6 Let no one deceive you(AR) with empty words, for because of such things God’s wrath(AS) comes on those who are disobedient. (AT) 7 Therefore do not be partners with them. husbands/wives in verses 5:22-33; parents/children in verses 6:1-4; masters/slaves in verses 6:5-9. Paul set the tone for chapters 4-5 when he said, “Walk (peripateo) worthily of the calling with which you were called” (4:1). ver 25, 31; Col 3:5, 8, 9; Jas 1:21; 1Pe 2:1, Ps 27:6; 95:2; Ac 16:25; 1Co 14:15, 26; Col 3:16, ver 4; Job 1:21; Ps 34:1; Col 3:17; Heb 13:15. (BG) 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Ephesians 5:23 Headship in Ephesians; GEORGE CLARKE. (AE) 5 1 Follow God’s example,(AF) therefore, as dearly loved children(AG) 2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us(AH) and gave himself up for us(AI) as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.(AJ). 12 It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret. That cheapens your life. Live as children of light(AV) 9 (for the fruit(AW) of the light consists in all goodness,(AX) righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 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