Bible: Ephesians 5:8-17

5:8 for you were at one time darkness, but now you are 1  light in the Lord. Walk as children of the light 5:9 for the fruit of the light 2  consists in 3  all goodness, righteousness, and truth 5:10 trying to learn 4  what is pleasing to the Lord. 5:11 Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather 5  expose them. 6  5:12 For the things they do 7  in secret are shameful even to mention. 5:13 But all things being exposed by the light are made evident. 5:14 For everything made evident is light, and for this reason it says: 8 

“Awake, 9  O sleeper! 10 

Rise from the dead,

and Christ will shine on you! 11 

Live Wisely

5:15 Therefore be very careful how you live – not as unwise but as wise, 5:16 taking advantage of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 5:17 For this reason do not be foolish, but be wise 12  by understanding 13  what the Lord’s will is.

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