Thematic Bible

Ephesians 5:1 (show verse)

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children,

Ephesians 5:2 (show verse)

and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.

Ephesians 5:3 (show verse)

But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

Ephesians 5:4 (show verse)

and filthiness and foolish talking, or jesting, which are not convenient; but rather thanksgiving.

Ephesians 5:5 (show verse)

For this ye are well informed of, knowing that no fornicator, or unclean person, or person of unbridled lust, who is an idolater, has inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.

Ephesians 5:6 (show verse)

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Ephesians 5:7 (show verse)

Be not ye therefore fellow-partakers with them;

Ephesians 5:8 (show verse)

for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light,

Ephesians 5:9 (show verse)

(for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,)

Ephesians 5:10 (show verse)

proving what is agreeable to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:11 (show verse)

and do not have fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather also reprove them,

Ephesians 5:12 (show verse)

for the things that are done by them in secret it is shameful even to say.

Ephesians 5:13 (show verse)

But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light.

Ephesians 5:14 (show verse)

Wherefore he says, Wake up, thou that sleepest, and arise up from among the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.

Ephesians 5:15 (show verse)

See therefore how ye walk carefully, not as unwise but as wise,

Ephesians 5:16 (show verse)

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:17 (show verse)

For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what is the will of the Lord.

Ephesians 5:18 (show verse)

And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,

Ephesians 5:19 (show verse)

speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and chanting with your heart to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:20 (show verse)

giving thanks at all times for all things to him who is God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Ephesians 5:21 (show verse)

submitting yourselves to one another in the fear of Christ.

Ephesians 5:22 (show verse)

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord,

Ephesians 5:23 (show verse)

for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:24 (show verse)

But even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.

Ephesians 5:25 (show verse)

Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,

Ephesians 5:26 (show verse)

in order that he might sanctify it, purifying it by the washing of water by the word,
The atonement » Sanctification by
Baptism with the holy ghost » The word of God instrumental to
Body » The body of Christ
Jesus Christ, Deity Of » As husband of the church
Church » Christ's love for
Church » Lamb's bride
The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ
Cleanness » What cleanses
Cleansing » Ps 51 » Spiritual promised
Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Cleansing
Glory of the The church » Consist in its » Sanctification
God » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life
God's Promises » Of cleansing » Spiritual promised
Holiness » Christ » Effects, in his people
Holy spirit » Regenerating » Sanctifying
Husbands' » Duty of, to wives » To love them
Laver of brass » Illustrative of » Regeneration
Marriage » What marriage is analogous to
Purification of heart » Cleansing, spiritual » Promised
Purifications or baptisms » Illustrative of » Regeneration
Sanctification » How secured
Sanctification » The church made glorious by
The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying
The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart
Symbols and similitudes » Of the holy spirit » Cleansing by
The bible » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life
The word of God » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life
Types » Of the saviour » The bronze laver
Types of Christ » Laver of brass
Union with Christ » Illustrated » Husband and wife
Washing » Figurative » Of regeneration
Water » Described as » Cleansing
Word » Preached » Purifies the life

Ephesians 5:27 (show verse)

that he might present the assembly to himself glorious, having no spot, or wrinkle, or any of such things; but that it might be holy and blameless.

Ephesians 5:28 (show verse)

So ought men also to love their own wives as their own bodies: he that loves his own wife loves himself.

Ephesians 5:29 (show verse)

For no one has ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as also the Christ the assembly:

Ephesians 5:30 (show verse)

for we are members of his body; we are of his flesh, and of his bones.

Ephesians 5:31 (show verse)

Because of this a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall be united to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh.

Ephesians 5:32 (show verse)

This mystery is great, but I speak as to Christ, and as to the assembly.

Ephesians 5:33 (show verse)

But ye also, every one of you, let each so love his own wife as himself; but as to the wife I speak that she may fear the husband.