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Ephesians 5:1-2

Therefore be imitators of God as dear children.

Ephesians 5:1-2
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Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.
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And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

  1. Who are we to imitate?
    Ephesians 5:1
    Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.
  2. How are we to walk?
    Ephesians 5:2
    And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Ephesians 5:3-7

For this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Ephesians 5:3-7
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But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.
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Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.
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For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
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Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
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Therefore do not become partners with them;

  1. What must not be named among us?
    Ephesians 5:3
    But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.
  2. Why?
    Ephesians 5:3
    But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.
  3. How are we to talk?
    Ephesians 5:4
    Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving.
  4. Who do we know will not inherit the kingdom of Christ?
    Ephesians 5:5
    For you may be sure of this, that everyone who is sexually immoral or impure, or who is covetous (that is, an idolater), has no inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
  5. How will some try to deceive us?
    Ephesians 5:6
    Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
  6. What will come upon the sons of disobedience?
    Ephesians 5:6
    Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
  7. Who are we not to be partakers with?
    Ephesians 5:7
    Therefore do not become partners with them;

Ephesians 5:8-16

Therefore He says: "Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light."

Ephesians 5:8-16
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for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
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(for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),
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and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.
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Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.
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For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret.
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But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible,
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for anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says, “Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”
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Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,
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making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.

  1. How are we now to walk?
    Ephesians 5:8
    for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
    Ephesians 5:9
    (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),
  2. Why?
    Ephesians 5:8
    for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light
    Ephesians 5:9
    (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),
  3. What are we to find out?
    Ephesians 5:10
    and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.
  4. What are we to do with the works of darkness?
    Ephesians 5:11
    Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.
  5. What is shameful?
    Ephesians 5:12
    For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret.
  6. How are all things exposed?
    Ephesians 5:13
    But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible,
  7. When we awake, what will Christ give us?
    Ephesians 5:14
    for anything that becomes visible is light. Therefore it says, “Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”
  8. How are we to walk?
    Ephesians 5:15
    Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,
  9. Why must we redeem the time?
    Ephesians 5:16
    making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.

Ephesians 5:17-21

Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Ephesians 5:17-21
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Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
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And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,
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addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,
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giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
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submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

  1. What are we to understand?
    Ephesians 5:17
    Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
  2. How are we to be filled?
    Ephesians 5:18
    And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,
  3. How are we to speak to one another?
    Ephesians 5:19
    addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,
  4. When are we to give thanks to God?
    Ephesians 5:20
    giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
  5. How are we to be submitting to one another?
    Ephesians 5:21
    submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Ephesians 5:22-24

Therefore, just as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.

Ephesians 5:22-24
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Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
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For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.
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Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.

  1. Who are wives to submit to?
    Ephesians 5:22
    Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
  2. Who is the head of the wife?
    Ephesians 5:23
    For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.
  3. What does Paul compare this to?
    Ephesians 5:23
    For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.
  4. In what things are wives to submit to their own husband?
    Ephesians 5:24
    Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.

Ephesians 5:25-33

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word

Ephesians 5:25-33
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Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
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that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
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so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.
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In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
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For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church,
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because we are members of his body.
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“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”
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This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.
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However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

  1. How is a husband to love his wife?
    Ephesians 5:25
    Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
  2. What is the goal of his love for his wife?
    Ephesians 5:26
    that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
  3. How will Christ present the church to Himself?
    Ephesians 5:27
    so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.
  4. How will the church appear?
    Ephesians 5:27
    so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.
  5. How should a husband love his wife?
    Ephesians 5:28
    In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
  6. When a husband loves his wife, who else does he love?
    Ephesians 5:28
    In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
  7. How does a man nourish and cherish his wife?
    Ephesians 5:29
    For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church,
  8. Who are we members of?
    Ephesians 5:30
    because we are members of his body.
  9. Why should a man leave his father and mother?
    Ephesians 5:31
    “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”
  10. What is this great mystery referring to?
    Ephesians 5:32
    This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.
  11. What must a husband do?
    Ephesians 5:33
    However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
  12. What must a wife do?
    Ephesians 5:33
    However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
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