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Virtues move from being mere abstractions when placed against the vices that Paul lists. Note the specific ways of behaving that Paul enjoins. Decide to practice them.
How could 5:19 come alive for you as you literally speak to others in words of Scripture? Look at the agenda of your day. Ask the Lord to give you verses applied to the persons with whom you interact each day.
These are vital chapters for families. When reading about the submission of wives, remember that this applies only to those marriages where the husband loves his wife as Christ loves the church.
You would be well to memorize the elements of the whole armor of God in 6:14-17. Put them on as you would the clothes you wear.
What are these?
Living as a child of light 5:8
Seeking what pleases You, Lord 5:10
Rendering service with joy 6:7
Putting on th’ armor of God 6:13
This is the Fifth Week in Lent, Year A.
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