among you there must not be even a hint of sexual
immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of
because these are improper for God's holy people."
there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which
are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.
For of this
you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person—such
a man is an idolater—has any inheritance in the kingdom of
Christ and of God."
"Let no one
deceive you with empty words, for because of such things
God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient.
not be partners with them."
you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.
Live as children of light
(for the fruit
of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and
find out what pleases the Lord.
to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather
expose them. For
it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in
everything exposed by the light becomes visible,
for it is
that makes everything visible. This is why it is
'Wake up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.'"
Be careful how
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