EPHESIANS 5:7-14 WALK IN LIGHT

6Nov

Ephesians 5:7 Therefore do not be partakers with them. 8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), 10 finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. 12 For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret. 13 But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. 14 Therefore He says: "Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light."

V 7 Be not ye, therefore, (what?) partakers with them." The word partaker means partners. Don't join the world in its evil. The past is past.

We avoid immorality because it is not love, and because it satisfies our physical desires at the expense of others.

v8 Walk as Children of Light

·       Walking as Children of Light Means you now are on the true path to God

V9       Walking as Children of Light Means showing love by action ….Goodness

·       Walking as Children of Light Means being right before God and Man…..Righteousness

·       Walking as Children of Light Means being Truthful….living in truth

V10  Walking as Children of Light Means Learning God's will as you walk in his ways …Rom 12:1-2

V11  Walking as Children of Light Means being pure or avoiding evil (or the appearance of)

V11-13  Walking as Children of Light Means exposing evil

V12  Walking as Children of Light Means not even speaking of their shameful deeds

V13 Walking as Children of Light Means making things clear (their sin) to others by being transparent

V14 Walking as Children of Light Means guiding others (sharing the Gospel)