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“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil”. Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV

Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians is one of the so-called “Prison Epistles”. It was written during Paul’s imprisonment: while in chains, in a Roman prison, with a Roman jail guard.

In verse 15, the word “circumspectly” [Greek,”akribos”] means to live exactly or diligently. It denotes to live exactly after our model: Jesus Christ. To live as Jesus lived, to love as Jesus loved, to pray as Jesus prayed, to share our faith as Jesus shared His. It also means to live carefully as the Apostle Peter exhorted the first-century Christians: “Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will give honor to God when He judges…

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