Thematic Bible

Ephesians 5:1 (show verse)

Therefore be ye imitators of God, as beloved children;

Ephesians 5:2 (show verse)

and walk about in divine love, as Christ also loved you, and gave himself for you, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet savor.

Ephesians 5:3 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:4 (show verse)

and indecorum, or foolish talking, or indecent jesting, which is not becoming, but rather the giving of thanks:

Ephesians 5:5 (show verse)

for you are knowing this, that no fornicator, or unclean person, or covetous, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Ephesians 5:6 (show verse)

Let no one deceive you with empty words: for through these the wrath of God comes on the sons of disobedience.

Ephesians 5:7 (show verse)

Therefore be not partakers along with them.

Ephesians 5:8 (show verse)

For at one time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk about as children of the 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 acceptable to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:11 (show verse)

and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather indeed convict them.

Ephesians 5:12 (show verse)

For it is disgraceful even to speak of those things which are done by them in concealment:

Ephesians 5:13 (show verse)

but all things being convicted by the light are made manifest; for everything made manifest is light.

Ephesians 5:14 (show verse)

Therefore he says, Awake, thou sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine upon thee.

Ephesians 5:15 (show verse)

Therefore see how you walk about circumspectly, not as unwise, but wise;

Ephesians 5:16 (show verse)

buying in the opportunity, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:17 (show verse)

Therefore be not unwise, but understand whatsoever is the will of the Lord.

Ephesians 5:18 (show verse)

Be not drunk with wine, in which there is riot, but be ye filled with the Spirit;

Ephesians 5:19 (show verse)

speaking one to another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,

Ephesians 5:20 (show verse)

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

Ephesians 5:21 (show verse)

being submissive to one another in the fear of Christ.

Ephesians 5:22 (show verse)

Wives, be submissive to your own husbands, as to the Lord,

Ephesians 5:23 (show verse)

because the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is also the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:24 (show verse)

But as the church is submissive to Christ, so also let the wives be to their husbands in everything.

Ephesians 5:25 (show verse)

Husbands, love your wives with divine love, as Christ also loved the church with divine love, and gave himself for her;

Ephesians 5:26 (show verse)

in order that he might sanctify her, having purified her by the washing of water through 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)

in order that he might present to himself the glorious church, having not spot or wrinkle or any of such things; but that she might be holy and blameless.

Ephesians 5:28 (show verse)

So the husbands ought to love their own wives with divine love as their own bodies. The one loving his own wife is loving himself:

Ephesians 5:29 (show verse)

for no one ever yet hated his own flesh; but he nourishes and cherishes it, as Christ also the church;

Ephesians 5:30 (show verse)

because we are members of his body:

Ephesians 5:31 (show verse)

on account of this a man shall leave his father and mother and cleave unto his wife: and they two shall be one flesh.

Ephesians 5:32 (show verse)

This is a great mystery: but I speak in reference to Christ and the church.

Ephesians 5:33 (show verse)

Moreover you also each one thus love his own wife with divine love as himself; and that the wife also reverence the husband.