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Ephesians 6:11

Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.

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Ephesians 5:28

5:28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

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Ephesians 5:14

“Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”

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Ephesians 5:8-10

5:8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 5:9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 5:10 and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.

(OPB: NIV, ESV)

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Ephesians 5:1-2

5:1 Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. 5:2 Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

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Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

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Ephesians 4:32

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

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Ephesians 4:18

They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.

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Ephesians 4:15-16

4:15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. 4:16 From 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.

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Ephesians 3:14-19

3:14 For this cause, I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 3:15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 3:16 that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, that you may be strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inward man; 3:17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; to the end that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 3:18 may be strengthened to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, 3:19 and to know Christ’s love which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

(WEB)

A very nice prayer. I especially like 3:17, “being rooted and grounded in love.

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