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Ephesians 5:21-33
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21submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Wives and Husbands

22Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 24Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.

25Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 26that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27so 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.1 28In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church, 30because we are members of his body. 31“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” 32This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. 33However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Footnotes

  • 1 5:27 Or holy and blameless
Displaying 1-10 of 24 sermons for this passage.

Marriage: God's Design

Ephesians 5:31-33

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 41:04 ID: 3279

A Word to Husbands — Part Three

Ephesians 5:28-30

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 41:06 ID: 3278

A Word to Husbands — Part One

Ephesians 5:25

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 38:25 ID: 3276

A Word to Husbands — Part Two

Ephesians 5:25

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 21:12 ID: 3277

A Word to Wives

Ephesians 5:22-24

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 45:47 ID: 3275

Marriage: An Introduction

Ephesians 5:22-33

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 37:34 ID: 3274

Submitting to One Another

Ephesians 5:21

Series: Life Together

Sermon Includes Transcript 38:46 ID: 3265

Giving Thanks

Ephesians 5:20

Series: Grace and Peace, Volume 7

Sermon 41:23 ID: 3264

Filled with the Spirit — Part One

Ephesians 5:18-19

Series: Love, Light, Wisdom

Sermon Includes Transcript 41:16 ID: 3262

Filled with the Spirit — Part Two

Ephesians 5:18-19

Series: Love, Light, Wisdom

Sermon Includes Transcript 32:29 ID: 3263

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Love, Light, Wisdom

Ephesians 5:1-19 Series ID: 28501

Life Together

Ephesians 5:21-6:9 Series ID: 27901

Grace and Peace, Volume 6

Ephesians 5:1-19 Series ID: 14906

Grace and Peace, Volume 7

Ephesians 5:20-33 Series ID: 14907


Ephesians 6:1-9
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Children and Parents

1Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3“that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” 4Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Bondservants and Masters

5Bondservants,1 obey your earthly masters2 with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, 6not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, 7rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man, 8knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a bondservant3 or is free. 9Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master4 and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.

Footnotes

  • 1 6:5 Or slaves; also verse 6 (for the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface)
  • 2 6:5 Or your masters according to the flesh
  • 3 6:8 Or slave (for the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface)
  • 4 6:9 Greek Lord
Displaying 1-10 of 38 sermons for this passage.

The Need for Prayer

Ephesians 6:10-24 Sermon 47:19 ID: 3524

Peace, Love, Grace

Ephesians 6:23-24

Series: Grace and Peace, Volume 9

Sermon 41:30 ID: 3331

Tychicus Will Tell You

Ephesians 6:21-22

Series: Grace and Peace, Volume 9

Sermon 35:34 ID: 3329

“Pray Also for Me” — Part One

Ephesians 6:19-20

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 34:24 ID: 3327

“Pray Also for Me” — Part Two

Ephesians 6:19-20

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 33:28 ID: 3328

“All Prayer”

Ephesians 6:18

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 38:59 ID: 3320

“Praying…”

Ephesians 6:18

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 37:36 ID: 3319

The Sword of the Spirit — Part One

Ephesians 6:17

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 35:05 ID: 3317

The Sword of the Spirit — Part Two

Ephesians 6:17

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 40:17 ID: 3318

The Helmet of Salvation — Part One

Ephesians 6:17

Series: Strength for the Battle

Sermon Includes Transcript 37:46 ID: 3315

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Strength for the Battle

Ephesians 6:10-20 Series ID: 28201

Grace and Peace, Volume 8

Ephesians 6:1-14 Series ID: 14908

Grace and Peace, Volume 9

Ephesians 6:15-24 Series ID: 14909