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1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is
2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment
3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live
long on the earth.
4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to
wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with
fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will
of God from the heart;
7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord,
and not to men:
8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth,
the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that
your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.
10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the
power of his might.
11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be
able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
12 For we wrestle not
against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the
rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be
able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the
breastplate of righteousness;
15 And your feet shod with the
preparation of the gospel of peace;
16 Above all, taking the shield of
faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of
18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit,
and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
19 And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my
mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
20 For which I
am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
21 But that ye also may know my affairs, and how I do,
a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all
22 Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye
might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.
be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord
24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord
Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.
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