Ephesians 5:1-3. “Therefore become imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father]; 2 and walk continually in love [that is, value one another—practice empathy and compassion, unselfishly seeking the best for others], just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God [slain for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.
3 But sexual immorality and all [moral] impurity [indecent, offensive behavior] or greed must not even be hinted at among you, as is proper among saints [for as believers our way of life, whether in public or in private, reflects the validity of our faith]”
As followers of Jesus the Messiah, we know from Scriptures what is good and “proper among saints” (v3)
“…walk continually in love…
value one another
—practice empathy and
unselfishly seeking the best for others” (v2)
What does your life reflect, “whether in public or in private“? (v3) Is your salvation in Christ “reflected” by “how you live and move and have your being”?
God takes care of sinners… Paul repented of his sin, and said, “I found mercy….”