Thematic Bible

Ephesians 5:1 (show verse)

Be therefore followers of God, as dear children,

Ephesians 5:2 (show verse)

and walk in love, as Christ also loved us and gave himself for us, an offering and sacrifice to God of good odor.

Ephesians 5:3 (show verse)

Let not fornication and any impurity or covetousness be named among you, as becomes saints,

Ephesians 5:4 (show verse)

nor indecorum and foolish talking, or jesting, things not becoming, but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 5:5 (show verse)

For you know this, that no fornicator, or impure, or covetous person, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Ephesians 5:6 (show verse)

Let no man deceive you with vain words; for on account of these comes the wrath of God on the children of disobedience.

Ephesians 5:7 (show verse)

Be not therefore partakers with them.

Ephesians 5:8 (show verse)

For you were formerly darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,??9 for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,??10 proving what is well pleasing to the Lord,

Ephesians 5:9 (show verse)

Ephesians 5:10 (show verse)

Ephesians 5:11 (show verse)

and be not partakers of the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Ephesians 5:12 (show verse)

For the things which are done by them in secret it is base even to mention;

Ephesians 5:13 (show verse)

but all things proved to be wrong are made manifest by the light; for every thing which makes manifest is light.

Ephesians 5:14 (show verse)

Wherefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.

Ephesians 5:15 (show verse)

See then that you walk discreetly, not as unwise but as wise,

Ephesians 5:16 (show verse)

redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:17 (show verse)

Be not foolish therefore, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Ephesians 5:18 (show verse)

And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess, but be filled with the spirit,

Ephesians 5:19 (show verse)

speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making music in your hearts to the Lord,

Ephesians 5:20 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:21 (show verse)

being subject one to another in the fear of Christ.

Ephesians 5:22 (show verse)

Let wives [be subject] to their 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; he is the savior of the body.

Ephesians 5:24 (show verse)

But as the church is subject to Christ, so also let wives be subject to husbands in every thing.

Ephesians 5:25 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:26 (show verse)

that he might sanctify it, purifying it with the washing of water with 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 church to himself glorious, not having a spot or wrinkle or any thing of the kind, but that it should be holy and blameless.

Ephesians 5:28 (show verse)

Husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself;

Ephesians 5:29 (show verse)

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

Ephesians 5:30 (show verse)

for we are members of his body.

Ephesians 5:31 (show verse)

For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

Ephesians 5:32 (show verse)

This is a great mystery; but I speak of Christ and the church.

Ephesians 5:33 (show verse)

But do you also, individually, each one so love his wife as himself, and the wife [see] that she reverences the husband.