In this week’s Bible reading from Ephesians 4:25-5:2 – There are  several plain instructions:
  •     Speak the truth to our neighbors,
  •     Be angry but do not sin;
  •     Do not let the sun go down on your anger,
  •     Do not make room for the devil.
  •     Thieves must give up stealing; let them labor and work honestly with their own  hands.
  •     Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up
  •     Do not grieve the Holy Spirit.
  •     Put away from you all bitterness and wrath and anger and wrangling and slander.
  •     Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another
  •     Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love.
I think the last one encompasses all the ones before – and any that might come afterwards.

Live in love. Be imitators of God. 

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