Imitators of God
Ephesians 5:1-7
How to imitate God?
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Published November 16th, 2020
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Be imitators of God by following the Son's obedience and not by partnering with the sons of disobedience
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Ephesians 5:1-7
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j Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.
And k walk in love,
[By] walking in love,
l as Christ loved us
as Christ loved us
and m gave himself up for us,
and [so he] gave himself up for us,
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a n fragrant o offering and sacrifice to God.
[which is] a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
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But p sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness q must not even be named among you,
But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you,
as is proper among saints.
as is proper among saints.
Let there be r no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking,
[Therefore] Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking,
s which are out of place,
which are out of place,
but instead t let there be thanksgiving.
but instead let there be thanksgiving.
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For you may be sure of this,
Because you may be sure of this,
that u everyone who is sexually immoral
that everyone who is sexually immoral
or impure,
or [everyone who is] impure,
or who is covetous
or [everyone] who is covetous
( v that is, an idolater),
(that is, an idolater),
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has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
w Let no one x deceive you with empty words,
[Therefore] Let no one deceive you with empty words,
for because of these things y the wrath of God comes upon z the sons of disobedience.
for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
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Therefore a do not become partners with them;
Therefore do not become partners with them;
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