The night is past and the day is come nigh. Let us therefore cast away the deeds of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness: but rather rebuke them.
in the words of truth, in the power of God, by the armour of righteousness of the right hand and on the left hand,
Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, neither of darkness.
Timely in the morning do they arise, to murder the simple and poor, and in the night they go a stealing.
until the day break, and till the shadows be gone. Come again privily, O my beloved, like as a Roe or a young hart unto the mountains.
Then, then shall man cast away his gods of silver and gold - which he nevertheless had made to honour them - unto moles and bats
Ye shall destroy also the covering of your silver images, and the decking of your golden idols. Even as filthiness shall ye put them away, and say, "Get you hence."
Cast away from you all your ungodliness that ye have done: make you new hearts and a new spirit. Wherefore will ye die, O ye house of Israel?
And this is the condemnation: that light is come into the world, and the men have loved darkness more than light, because their deeds were evil.
but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ. And make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts of it.
so then, as concerning the conversation in time past, lay from you that old man, which is corrupt through the deceivable lusts,
Put on the armour of God, that ye may stand steadfast against the crafty assaults of the devil.
But now put ye also away from you all things; wrath, fierceness, maliciousness, cursed speaking, filthy speaking out of your mouths.
Wherefore lay apart all filthiness, all superfluity of maliciousness, and receive with meekness the word that is grafted in you, which is able to save your souls:
Again, a new commandment I write unto you, a thing which is true in him, and also in you: for the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.
Happy is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of the prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein. For the time is at hand.
And he said unto me, "Seal not the sayings of prophesy of this book. For the time is at hand.
Wherefore, lay aside all maliciousness, and all guile, and dissimulation, and envy, and all backbiting:
And this is the tidings which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.