5 For the Lord God is one, and so are we, for we share in one faith, one baptism, and one Father. 27 Don’t give the slanderous accuser, the Devil, an opportunity to manipulate you! thePassionTranslation.com. 13 These grace ministries will function until we all attain oneness in the faith, until we all experience the fullness of what it means to know the Son of God,[i] and finally we become one perfect man[j] with the full dimensions of spiritual maturity and fully developed in the abundance of Christ. 9 He “ascended” means that he returned to heaven, after he had first descended from the heights of heaven, even descending as far as the lowest parts of the earth. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. [h] 12 And their calling is to nurture and prepare all the holy believers to do their own works of ministry, and as they do this they will enlarge and build up the body of Christ. Because of his great love, he ordained us, so that we would be seen as holy in his eyes with an unstained innocence. 20 But this is not the way of life that Christ has unfolded within you. https://www.bible.com/bible/1849/EPH.4.17.TPT, God's Word for Life: Week of Ash Wednesday, Calling The Church Of Christ Back To Humility, Integrity And Simplicity, Ephesians Audio Bible With Music And Commentary, Praying Through Ephesians with Hillsong Creative, Stability In A Fragile World: Achieving Peace Through Faith In Christ, She Is Free: Learning The Truth About The Lies That Hold You Captive, Ephesians: 7-Day Reading Plan By Doxa Deo, Recovery Insights from Bible Personalities, Paul's Prison Epistles: Paul and the Ephesians. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 11 And he has appointed some with grace to be apostles, and some with grace to be prophets, and some with grace to be evangelists, [] and some with grace to be pastors, [] and some with grace to be teachers. Now arise [] in the fullness of your union with our Lord.. 2 And I plead with Euodia and Syntyche to settle their disagreement and be restored with one mind in our Lord. Cancel {{#items}} {{local_name}} {{/items}} Share. Sign Up. Don’t let anger control you or be fuel for revenge, not for even a day. For God has re-created you all over again in his perfect righteousness, and you now belong to him in the realm of true holiness. But instead be kind and affectionate toward one another. All our direction and ministries will flow from Christ and lead us deeper into him, the anointed Head of his body, the church. (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). Ephesians 1:4-6 The Passion Translation (TPT). Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 22 You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off(AV) your old self,(AW) which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;(AX) 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds;(AY) 24 and to put on(AZ) the new self,(BA) created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: 28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. 2 With tender humility and quiet patience, always demonstrate gentleness and generous[b] love toward one another, especially toward those who may try your patience. (E) 3 Make every effort to keep the unity(F) of the Spirit through the bond of peace. 5 For the Lord God is one, and so are we, for we share in one faith, one baptism, and one Father. 14 And then our immaturity will end! Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. The Greek manuscripts have “do not grieve,” while the Aramaic text reads “do not limit his scope.” This translation includes both concepts. The Greek text says “that he might fill all things.”, The Aramaic can be translated “preachers.”, The Aramaic can be translated “wise orators.”, The Greek literally means “until we have the full knowledge of the Son of God.”, The Hebrew and Aramaic word for perfect is, The Greek literally means “dice-playing gamblers.”. 2 With tender humility and quiet patience, always demonstrate gentleness and generous [] love toward one another, especially toward those who may try your patience. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Instead, be industrious, earning an honest living, and then you’ll have enough to bless those in need. 9 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? (BP) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another,(BQ) forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.(BR). 23 Now it’s time to be made new by every revelation that’s been given to you. For God has re-created you all over again in his perfect righteousness, and you now belong to him in the realm of true holiness. 21 If you have really experienced the Anointed One, and heard his truth, it will be seen in your life; for we know that the ultimate reality[m] is embodied in Jesus! 26 But don’t let the passion of your emotions[p] lead you to sin! 25 So discard every form of dishonesty and lying so that you will be known as one who always speaks the truth, for we all belong to one another. Try it for 30 days FREE. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Paul wrote this letter while a prisoner in Rome because of his faith in Christ. Don't have an account? 17 So with the wisdom given to me from the Lord I say: You should not live like the unbelievers around you who walk in their empty delusions. [o] 24 And to be transformed as you embrace the glorious Christ-within as your new life and live in union with him! 8 This is why he says: “He ascends into the heavenly heights    taking his many captured ones with him,[c]    and gifts were given to men.”[d]. 20 But this is not the way of life that Christ has unfolded within you. 17 So with the wisdom given to me from the Lord I say: You should not live like the unbelievers around you who walk in their empty delusions. (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. (BB), 25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully(BC) to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. 15 But instead we will remain strong and always sincere in our love as we express the truth. The Aramaic word for “kind” can also be translated “sweet.”. (BI), 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths,(BJ) but only what is helpful for building others up(BK) according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. See, The Aramaic word literally means “stretching.”, As translated from the Aramaic. Bible Language English. And we will not be easily shaken by trouble, nor led astray by novel teachings or by the false doctrines of deceivers[k] who teach clever lies. 6 And He is the perfect Father who leads us all, works through us all, and lives in us all! Ephesians 4 The Passion Translation (TPT) Our Divine Calling. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another(D) in love. Cancel. 7 But to each one of us(N) grace(O) has been given(P) as Christ apportioned it.