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Ephesians 6:1 (show verse)

Children, obey your parents in the Lord for this is right.

Ephesians 6:2 (show verse)

"Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment accompanied by a promise, namely,

Ephesians 6:3 (show verse)

"that it may go well with you and that you will live a long time on the earth."

Ephesians 6:4 (show verse)

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:5 (show verse)

Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,

Ephesians 6:6 (show verse)

not like those who do their work only when someone is watching -- as people-pleasers -- but as slaves of Christ doing the will of God from the heart.

Ephesians 6:7 (show verse)

Obey with enthusiasm, as though serving the Lord and not people,

Ephesians 6:8 (show verse)

because you know that each person, whether slave or free, if he does something good, this will be rewarded by the Lord.

Ephesians 6:9 (show verse)

Masters, treat your slaves the same way, giving up the use of threats, because you know that both you and they have the same master in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him.

Ephesians 6:10 (show verse)

Finally, be strengthened in the Lord and in the strength of his power.

Ephesians 6:11 (show verse)

Clothe yourselves with the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Ephesians 6:12 (show verse)

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.

Ephesians 6:13 (show verse)

For this reason, take up the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand your ground on the evil day, and having done everything, to stand.

Ephesians 6:14 (show verse)

Stand firm therefore, by fastening the belt of truth around your waist, by putting on the breastplate of righteousness,

Ephesians 6:15 (show verse)

by fitting your feet with the preparation that comes from the good news of peace,

Ephesians 6:16 (show verse)

and in all of this, by taking up the shield of faith with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

Ephesians 6:17 (show verse)

And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
Armor » What armor to put on
Armor » Figurative
Armor » The equipment of a soldier
military Arms » Illustrative of » Spiritual weapons
Battle of Life » Weapons and armour of the saints » General references to weapons
Battle of Life » Weapons and armour of the saints » The helmet of salvation
God » Wisdom of » General references to
God » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon
Helmet » Figurative
Names » Of the word of God » Sword of the spirit
Power » Of the word » A defensive weapon
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Power, Of The Holy Spirit » God's word the instrument of
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Salvation » Illustrated by » A helmet
The scriptures » Are called the » Sword of the spirit
Soldiers » Figurative » Of the Christian
Spiritual » Warfare characteristics of » Weapons
Swords » Illustrative » Of the word of God
The bible » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon
The word of God » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon
The word of God » What is the word of God
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War » Figurative » Armor for » The sword of the spirit
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Warfare of saints » Armor for » Helmet of salvation
Warfare of saints » Armor for » Sword of the spirit
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Ephesians 6:18 (show verse)

With every prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and to this end be alert, with all perseverance and requests for all the saints.

Ephesians 6:19 (show verse)

Pray for me also, that I may be given the message when I begin to speak -- that I may confidently make known the mystery of the gospel,

Ephesians 6:20 (show verse)

for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may be able to speak boldly as I ought to speak.

Ephesians 6:21 (show verse)

Tychicus, my dear brother and faithful servant in the Lord, will make everything known to you, so that you too may know about my circumstances, how I am doing.

Ephesians 6:22 (show verse)

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.

Ephesians 6:23 (show verse)

Peace to the brothers and sisters, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 6:24 (show verse)

Grace be with all of those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.