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 as Christ also hath loved us, and given himself for us, an oblation and sacrifice to God, for an odour of a sweet smell.

Ephesians 5:3 (show verse)

But fornication and all impurity, or insatiable desire, let it not be mentioned among you, as becometh saints;

Ephesians 5:4 (show verse)

or obscenity, or foolish talk, or loose witticisms; things which become not [a Christian], but rather thanksgiving.

Ephesians 5:5 (show verse)

For this ye know, that no whoremonger, or impure person, or avaricious, who is an idolater, hath an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Ephesians 5:6 (show verse)

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things, the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience.

Ephesians 5:7 (show verse)

Be not ye therefore partakers with them.

Ephesians 5:8 (show verse)

For ye were formerly darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light;

Ephesians 5:9 (show verse)

(for the fruit of the Spirit 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 society with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather rebuke them.

Ephesians 5:12 (show verse)

For it is scandalous but to mention the things done of them in secret.

Ephesians 5:13 (show verse)

But all things which are rebukeable are made manifest by the light; for it is the light, by which every thing is made manifest.

Ephesians 5:14 (show verse)

Wherefore he saith, "Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light."

Ephesians 5:15 (show verse)

Take heed, then, that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Ephesians 5:16 (show verse)

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:17 (show verse)

Therefore be not unwise, but intelligent concerning what is the will of the Lord.

Ephesians 5:18 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:19 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:20 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:21 (show verse)

being subject one to another in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:22 (show verse)

Wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:23 (show verse)

For the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church; and is himself the saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:24 (show verse)

As then the church is subject to Christ, so also let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

Ephesians 5:25 (show verse)

Husbands, love your own wives, as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Ephesians 5:26 (show verse)

that he might sanctify it, purifying it in the laver 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 it to himself a glorious church, not having blemish, nor wrinkle, nor any such things; but that it may be holy and unblameable.

Ephesians 5:28 (show verse)

So ought husbands to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself.

Ephesians 5:29 (show verse)

For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Ephesians 5:30 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:31 (show verse)

For this reason shall a man forsake his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife, and the two shall be as one flesh.

Ephesians 5:32 (show verse)

This mystery is great: but I am speaking with regard to Christ, and with regard to the church.

Ephesians 5:33 (show verse)

Nevertheless let every one of you individually see that each love his own wife even as himself; but the wife that she stand in awe of the husband.