All rights reserved worldwide. 4 As a prisoner(A) for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy(B) of the calling(C) you have received. ( B) of the calling. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another.

31Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 14 Then we will no longer be infants,(AF) tossed back and forth by the waves,(AG) and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. 14Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. All rights reserved worldwide. 16From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. (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. 11 So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.

Ephesians 4 New International Version (NIV) Unity and Maturity in the Body of Christ. 22You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another(D) in love. Bible > NIV > Ephesians 4 ... 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.

(AO) 18 They are darkened in their understanding(AP) and separated from the life of God(AQ) because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. (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). 17So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. 14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 4 As a prisoner(A) for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy(B) of the calling(C) you have received. 8This is why it But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. 23to be made new in the attitude of your minds; That, however, is not the way of life you learned. 10 He who descended is the very one who ascended(S) higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe. What are the benefits of creating an account? All rights reserved worldwide. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. )(T) 11 So Christ himself gave(U) the apostles,(V) the prophets,(W) the evangelists,(X) the pastors and teachers,(Y) 12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ(Z) may be built up(AA) 13 until we all reach unity(AB) in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God(AC) and become mature,(AD) attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.(AE). Instructions for Christian Living - So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. New International Version (NIV), NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print.
2Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 7 But to each one of us(N) grace(O) has been given(P) as Christ apportioned it. (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions, He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.). ( A) for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy.

4 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.

Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:1-16 New International Version (NIV) Unity and Maturity in the Body of Christ. (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. 5one Lord, one faith, one baptism; Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. (BF) 28 Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work,(BG) doing something useful with their own hands,(BH) that they may have something to share with those in need. until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.

2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 14 Then we will no longer be infants,(AF) tossed back and forth by the waves,(AG) and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of people in their deceitful scheming. (BP) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another,(BQ) forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.(BR). (BD) 26 “In your anger do not sin”[d]:(BE) Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. New International Version (NIV), 1Co 12:28; Eph 2:20; 3:5; 2Pe 3:2; Jude 17, S Ac 11:27; Ro 12:6; 1Co 12:10, 28; 13:2, 8; 14:1, 39; Eph 2:20; 3:5; 2Pe 3:2, Ac 13:1; Ro 2:21; 12:7; 1Co 12:28; 14:26; 1Ti 1:7; Jas 3:1, ver 25, 31; Col 3:5, 8, 9; Jas 1:21; 1Pe 2:1, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture.