By submitting to one another, we refuse to let any distinction come between us. We are embracing our identity in Christ who saved one person exactly as he saved the next: by his grace alone.
The Ephesians may have been tempted to worship God as they once worshiped Dionysus or Artemis. Not only was drinking typical for many of them, but it was also spiritual.
Rather than allow yourself to be under the influence of alcohol, believers should be under the total influence of the Spirit.
Our time is far more limited than most of us care to acknowledge. We need to stop thinking, “There’s always tomorrow. There’s always next year.”
While God has already transformed you into a child of light, you are still personally responsible for walking as a child of light.