Category Archives: Ephesians

Love is patient

Everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. … May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you … Continue reading

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Peace to those far and near

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Ever-lasting Father, Prince of Peace. … But he was pierced for our … Continue reading

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The God of peace be with you

To all … who are loved by God and called to be his holy people: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. … There will be trouble and distress for every human being who … Continue reading

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Live in peace with each other

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. … I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving … Continue reading

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The Lord will lift you up

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. … You suffered along with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your … Continue reading

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What has happened to all your joy?

In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will … Continue reading

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Be kind and compassionate to one another

Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. … Continue to remember those in prison as if you were … Continue reading

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Love each other as I have loved you

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. … This is my command: Love each other. … Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one … Continue reading

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They grow and bear fruit

Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord. Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.

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Serve one another humbly in love

Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. … Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have … Continue reading

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