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Ephesians 5:15-17

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 15 See then that you walk with awareness, not as fools, but as wise. [Paul is addressing those in whom the Lord has appeared to guide them, (in the first stage of perfection), which requires watchfulness to avoid temptations; for until you have been born again to be in the second stage of perfection, you are not yet protected from falling to temptations.]

 16 Prize your time, because the days are evil. [In his Letter #5, George Fox wrote: "Do not look back, nor be too forward, further than you have attained; for you have no time, but this present time. Therefore prize your time for your souls' sake!" Those who don't attain purification while on earth will forever regret they wasted their time on earth in foolish pursuits. From the Word of the Lord within: "For every generation of the earth, how one spends their time has now been defined. Those who wait on the Lord shall inherit a new earth. Wait on God at every opportunity; make the most of every opportunity. You must wait on the Lord to receive salvation."]

 17 Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. [How do you understand what is the will of God for you? Continue to walk in the steps of faith by exposing yourself to His commands: waiting, listening, watching, so you can hear, see, and do what He commands.]

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