The duty of children towards their parents,
Ephesians 6:1 Chyldren, obey youre fathers and mothers in the Lorde: for that is ryght Ephesians 6:2 Honoure thy father and mother, (the same is the fyrst commaundement in the promes) Ephesians 6:3 that thou mayst prospere, and lyue longe on the erth. Ephesians 6:4 Ye fathers moue not youre chyldren to wrath: but brynge them vp thorowe the doctryne and informacyon of the Lorde.
of servants towards their masters.
Ephesians 6:5 Ye seruauntes, obeye them that are youre bodely masters, with feare & tremblynge, euen with the synglenes of youre herte, as vnto Christ: Ephesians 6:6 not doynge seruice vnto the eye, as they þt go about to please men: but as the seruauntes of Christ, doynge the wyll of God from the herte Ephesians 6:7 with good wyll, seruynge the Lorde, and not men. Ephesians 6:8 Knowynge thys, that whatsoeuer good thynge eny man doeth, the same shall he receaue agayne of God, whether he be bonde or fre. Ephesians 6:9 And ye masters, do euen the same thynges vnto them puttinge awaye threatenynges: Knowynge, that youre master also is in heauen, nether is ther eny respecte of person with hym.
Our life is a warfare,
Ephesians 6:10 Finally my brethren, be stronge thorowe the Lorde and thorowe the power of his myght. Ephesians 6:11 Put on all the armoure of God, that ye maye stande agaynst the assautes of þe deuyll.
not only against flesh and blood, but also spiritual enemies.
Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not agaynst bloude and flesshe: but agaynst rule, agaynst power, agaynst worldy rulers, euen gouerners of the darcknes of thys worlde, agaynst spretuall craftynes in heauenly thynges.
The complete armour of a Christian,
Ephesians 6:13 Wherfore take vnto you þe whole armoure of God, that ye maye be able to resyste in the euyll daye, and stande perfecte in all thinges. Ephesians 6:14 Stande therfore, and youre loynes gyrd with the trueth, hauynge on the brest plate of ryghtewesnes, Ephesians 6:15 & hauynge shoes on youre fete, that ye maye be prepared for the Gospell of peace. Ephesians 6:16 Aboue all, take to you the shylde of fayth, wherwith ye maye quenche all þe fyrie dartes of the wycked. Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of saluacyon, and the swearde of the sprete, which is the worde of God.
and how it ought to be used.
Ephesians 6:18 And praye all wayes with all maner of prayer and supplicacyon in the sprete: and watch ther vnto with all instance and supplycacyon for all saynctes Ephesians 6:19 and for me, that vtteraunce maye be geuen vnto me þt I maye open my mouth frely, to vtter þe secretes of my Gospell Ephesians 6:20 (wherof I am messenger in bondes) that therin I maye speake frely, as I ought to speake.
Tychicus is commended.
Ephesians 6:21 But that ye maye also knowe what condicyon I am in, and what I do, Tichicus the deare brother and faythfull mynyster in the Lorde, shall shewe you of all thynges, Ephesians 6:22 whom I haue sent vnto you for þe same purpose, that ye myght knowe what case we stande in, and that he myght comforte youre hertes. Ephesians 6:23 Peace be vnto the brethren and loue with fayth, from God the father and from the Lorde Iesus Chryst. Ephesians 6:24 Grace be with all them which loue oure Lorde Iesus Chryst syncerely. Amen.