Scripture Readings

Monday, June 4, 2012

Ephesians 5:9-19 (Epistle)

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(for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth),
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finding out what is acceptable to the Lord.
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And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.
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For it is shameful even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret.
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But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.
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Therefore He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.”
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See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise,
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redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
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Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
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And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit,
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speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,