The duty of children towards their parents,
Ephesians 6:1 Chyldren obeye youre fathers and mothers in the Lorde: for so is it ryght. Ephesians 6:2 Honoure thy father and mother, that is the fyrst commaundemente that hath anye promes, Ephesians 6:3 that thou mayeste be in good estate, and liue longe on the earth. Ephesians 6:4 And ye fathers, moue not youre children to wrath, but bringe them vp with the norter and information of the Lorde.
of servants towards their masters.
Ephesians 6:5 Seruauntes be obedient vnto youre carnall maisters, wyth feare and tremblinge, in singlenes of youre hertes, as vnto Christe, Ephesians 6:6 not wyth seruice in þe eye sight, as men pleasers, but as the seruauntes of Christe, doynge the wyll of God frome the herte Ephesians 6:7 wyth good wyll seruynge the Lorde, & not men. Ephesians 6:8 And remembre that, whatsoeuer good thinge any man doeth, that shall he receiue agayne of the Lorde, whether he be bounde or fre. Ephesians 6:9 And ye maisters, do euen the same thinges vnto them puttinge awaye threateninges: and remembre that euen your maister also is in heauen, neither is ther anye respect of person wyth hym.
Our life is a warfare,
Ephesians 6:10 Finally my brethren, be stronge in þe Lord and in the power of his myghte. Ephesians 6:11 Put on the armoure of God, that ye maye stande stedfaste agaynste the crafty assautes of the deuyll.
not only against flesh and blood, but also spiritual enemies.
Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not againste fleshe and bloude: but against rule, agaynst power, and againste worldlye rulers of the darckenes of thys worlde, againste spyrytuall wickednes, for heauenly thynges.
The complete armour of a Christian,
Ephesians 6:13 For thys cause take vnto you the armoure of God, that ye maye be able to resiste in the euyl daye, and stande perfect in al thinges. Ephesians 6:14 Stande therfore, and your loynes gyrde about wyth veritie, hauinge on þe breste plate of rightuousnes, Ephesians 6:15 and shoed with shoes prepared by the Gospel of peace. Ephesians 6:16 Aboue all take to you the shelde of fayth, wherwith ye maye quench all þe fyrie dartes of the wycked. Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of saluacion and the swerd of the spyrite, which is the word of God.
and how it ought to be used.
Ephesians 6:18 And praye all wayes wyth all maner prayer and supplicacion: and that in the spirite, and watch therunto with all instaunce and supplication for all sainctes, Ephesians 6:19 and for me, that vtteraunce maye be geuen vnto me, that I maye open my mouth bloudly, to vtter the secretes of the Gospel, Ephesians 6:20 wherof I am a messenger in boundes that therin I may speake frely, as it becommeth me to speake.
Tychicus is commended.
Ephesians 6:21 But that ye maye also knowe what condicion I am in and what I do. Tichicus my deare brother and faythfull mynyster in the Lorde, shal shewe you of all thinges, Ephesians 6:22 whom I sent vnto you for the same purpose, that ye myght knowe what case I stand in, and that he myght comforte your hertes. Ephesians 6:23 Peace be with the brethren, and loue with fayth from God the father, and from the Lorde Iesus Christe. Ephesians 6:24 Grace be with al them whiche loue oure Lorde Iesus Christe in purenes. Amen.