Ephesians 4:3-16

Coverdale(i) 3 and be diligent to kepe the vnite of the sprete thorow the bonde of peace. 4 One body and one sprete, eue as ye are called in one hope of youre callynge. 5 One LORDE, one faith, one baptyme, 6 one God and father of vs all, which is aboue all, and thorow all, and in you all. 7 Vnto euery one of vs is geuen grace, acordinge to the measure off the gifte off Christ. 8 Therfore sayeth he: He is gone vp an hye, and hath led awaye captiuyte captyue, and hath geue giftes vnto men. 9 That he wente, vp what is it, but that he first came downe in to ye lowest partes of ye earth? 10 He that came downe, is euen the same which is gone vp aboue all heauens, to fulfill all. 11 And ye same hath set some to be Apostles, some to be prophetes, some to be Euangelistes, some to be shepherdes & teachers, 12 wherby the sayntes mighte be coupled together thorow comen seruyce to the edifienge of ye body of Christ, 13 tyll we all come vnto one maner of faith and knowlege of the sonne of God, and become a perfecte man in to the measure of the perfecte age of Christ 14 that we be nomore children, waueringe & caried aboute with euery wynde of doctryne thorow the wickednes of men and craftynes, wherby they laye awayte for vs to disceaue vs. 15 But let vs folowe the trueth in loue, and in all thinges growe in him, which is the heade, euen Christ, 16 in whom all the body is coupled together, and one membre hangeth by another thorow out all ye ioyntes. Wherby one mynistreth vnto another (acordinge to the operacion as euery membre hath his measure) and maketh, that ye body groweth to the edifienge of it selfe in loue.