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Ephesians Chapter 6:1-4

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” (this is the first commandment with a promise).

Ephesians 6:1-4
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Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
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“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),
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“that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”
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Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
  1. Who are children to obey?
    Ephesians 6:1
    Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
  2. Why should they honor their fathers and mothers?
    Ephesians 6:2
    “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),
  3. When children do this, what results?
    Ephesians 6:3
    “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”
  4. How are fathers to bring up their children?
    Ephesians 6:4
    Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians Chapter 6:5-9

Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ.

Ephesians 6:5-9
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Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,
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not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,
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rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,
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knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a bondservant or is free.
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Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.
  1. How are bondservant to be obedient?
    Ephesians 6:5
    Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,
  2. How are they not to do this?
    Ephesians 6:6
    not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,
  3. Who are they to be doing this to?
    Ephesians 6:7
    rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,
  4. What are bondservants to know?
    Ephesians 6:8
    knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a bondservant or is free.
  5. What are masters to do?
    Ephesians 6:9
    Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.

Ephesians Chapter 6:10-13

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Ephesians 6:10-13
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Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
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Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
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For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
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Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.
  1. How are we to be strong?
    Ephesians 6:10
    Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
  2. Why must we put on the whole armor of God?
    Ephesians 6:11
    Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
  3. Who do we not wrestle against?
    Ephesians 6:12
    For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
  4. Who do we wrestle against?
    Ephesians 6:12
    For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.
  5. What will make us stand?
    Ephesians 6:13
    Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.
  6. After we have done all, what are we to do?
    Ephesians 6:13
    Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Ephesians Chapter 6:14-20

Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.

Ephesians 6:14-20
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Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
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and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.
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In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;
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and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,
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praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end, keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
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and also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel,
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for which I am an ambassador in chains, that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.
  1. With what are we to gird our waist?
    Ephesians 6:14
    Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
  2. What is our breastplate?
    Ephesians 6:14
    Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
  3. With what are our feet to be shod (shoes)?
    Ephesians 6:15
    and, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.
  4. What will the shield of faith quench?
    Ephesians 6:16
    In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;
  5. What is our helmet? What is the sword of the Spirit?
  6. When are we to be praying?
    Ephesians 6:17
    and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,
  7. How are we to pray?
    Ephesians 6:17
    and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,
  8. How did Paul ask them to pray for him?
    Ephesians 6:19
    and also for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel,
  9. Who was Paul an ambassador for?
    Ephesians 6:20
    for which I am an ambassador in chains, that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.
  10. How did he want to speak?
    Ephesians 6:20
    for which I am an ambassador in chains, that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.

Ephesians Chapter 6:21-24

But that you also may know my affairs and how I am doing, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, will make all things known to you.

Ephesians 6:21-24
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So that you also may know how I am and what I am doing, Tychicus the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord will tell you everything.
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I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage your hearts.
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Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with love incorruptible.
  1. Why did Paul send Tychicus to them?
    Ephesians 6:21
    So that you also may know how I am and what I am doing, Tychicus the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord will tell you everything.
  2. What would Tychicus make known to Paul?
    Ephesians 6:22
    I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage your hearts.
  3. What did Paul extend to them?
    Ephesians 6:23
    Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
  4. How did he close this letter?
    Ephesians 6:24
    Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with love incorruptible.