( D) in love. 20 That, however, is not the way of life you learned 21 when you heard about Christ and were taught in him in accordance with the truth that is in Jesus. 14Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. What are the benefits of creating an account? 18They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. a Ephesians 4:1-16 New International Version (NIV) Unity and Maturity in the Body of Christ. 7 But to each one of us(N) grace(O) has been given(P) as Christ apportioned it. (AO) 18 They are darkened in their understanding(AP) and separated from the life of God(AQ) because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows(AK) and builds itself up(AL) in love,(AM) as each part does its work. All rights reserved worldwide. says: 9(What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions 14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. ? 16From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. 25Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. (BF) 28 Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work,(BG) doing something useful with their own hands,(BH) that they may have something to share with those in need. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. (BF) 28 Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work,(BG) doing something useful with their own hands,(BH) that they may have something to share with those in need. Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. All rights reserved worldwide. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. : Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. 6one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. 13until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. 32Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,(BL) with whom you were sealed(BM) for the day of redemption. (BD) 26 “In your anger do not sin”[d]:(BE) Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. (BP) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another,(BQ) forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.(BR). Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 9 (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions[c]? 29Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 4 As a prisoner(A) for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy(B) of the calling(C) you have received. So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. 19 Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed. Ephesians 4:1-6 New International Version (NIV) Unity and Maturity in the Body of Christ. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of … (AH) 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love,(AI) we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head,(AJ) that is, Christ. (AR) 19 Having lost all sensitivity,(AS) they have given themselves over(AT) to sensuality(AU) so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed. Ephesians 4 New International Version (NIV) Unity and Maturity in the Body of Christ. 4 As a prisoner. 4 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 19Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, and they are full of greed. 4 As a prisoner(A) for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy(B) of the calling(C) you have received. 25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. 11 So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. 4 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. ( A) for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy. Ephesians 4:1-16 NIV - Unity and Maturity in the Body of - Bible Gateway. 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. (G) 4 There is one body(H) and one Spirit,(I) just as you were called to one hope when you were called(J); 5 one Lord,(K) one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all,(L) who is over all and through all and in all.(M). To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 24and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. 23to be made new in the attitude of your minds; 8 This is why it[a] says: “When he ascended on high,    he took many captives(Q)    and gave gifts to his people.”[b](R), 9 (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions[c]?