The New Testament
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Colossians 3:18Colossians 4:1

C. The Expression of Christ in Ethical Relationships

18 1aWives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter against them.

20 Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing in the Lord.

21 Fathers, do not vex your children, that they may not be disheartened.

22 Slaves, obey in all things those who are your masters according to the flesh, not with eye-service as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart fearing the Lord.

23 Whatever you do, work from the soul as to the Lord and not to men,

24 Knowing that from the Lord you will receive the 1inheritance as arecompense. You 2serve the Lord Christ.

25 For he who does unrighteously will areceive what he unrighteously did, and there is no brespect of persons.


1 Masters, grant to your slaves that which is just and equal, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.