Ephesians 4:1 Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, (NASB: Lockman) Greek: Parakalo oun humas eg o o desmio s en kuri o axios peripatesai t es kleseos es eklethete, (). Ephesians 4:1-6 Paul exhorteth to those virtues which become the Christian calling, particularly to unity, Ephesians 4:7-16 declaring that Christ gave his gifts differently, that his body the church might be built up and perfected in the true faith by the co-operation of the … I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you … Ephesians 4 – Living to God’s Glory A. Mark Dunagan Commentary on the Bible. 1. A call for unity among God’s people. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:7, ESV: "But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift." Ephesians 4:7, KJV: "But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ." (1) The foundation for all exhortation. Ephesians 4:1 “I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith ye were called” “Therefore”: “This conjunction makes a transition, denoting that what follows is a logical and necessary result from what has preceded” (Boles p. 263). Ephesians 4:1-7 - NIV: As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Ephesians 4:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ephesians 4:7, NIV: "But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it."