American Standard Version
For ye were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord: walk as children of light
King James Bible
For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
Darby Bible Translation
for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light,
World English Bible
For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,
Young's Literal Translation
for ye were once darkness, and now light in the Lord; as children of light walk ye,
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LibraryApril 22. "Christ is the Head" (Eph. v. 23).
"Christ is the head" (Eph. v. 23). Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united. The sailor was right when he saw the little boy fall overboard and waited a minute before he plunged to his rescue. When the distracted mother asked him in agony why he had waited so long, he sensibly replied: …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Against Foolish Talking and Jesting.
Sensual and Spiritual Excitement.
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things will I do, and I will not forsake them.
Who is among you that feareth Jehovah, that obeyeth the voice of his servant? he that walketh in darkness, and hath no light, let him trust in the name of Jehovah, and rely upon his God.
Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:
And his lord commended the unrighteous steward because he had done wisely: for the sons of this world are for their own generation wiser than the sons of the light.
Jesus therefore said unto them, Yet a little while is the light among you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness overtake you not: and he that walketh in the darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.
While ye have the light, believe on the light, that ye may become sons of light. These things spake Jesus, and he departed and hid himself from them.
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