3Blessed be the GodandFather of ourLordJesusChrist,who hath blesseduswithallspiritualblessingsinheavenly places inChrist:4
According as he hath chosenusinhimbefore the foundation of the world, that we should beholyand without blamebeforehiminlove:5
Having predestinatedusunto the adoption of childrenbyJesusChristtohimself,according to the good pleasure of hiswill,6To the praise of the glory of hisgrace,whereinhe hath madeusacceptedin the beloved .
7Inwhom we haveredemptionthroughhisblood, the forgiveness of sins,according to the riches of hisgrace;8Wherein he hath aboundedtowardusinallwisdomandprudence;9
Having made known unto us the mystery of hiswill, according tohis good pleasurewhich he hath purposedinhimself:10
That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all thingsinChrist,bothwhich are inheaven,aandwhich are onearth; even inhim:11Inwhomalso we have obtained an inheritance , being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all thingsafter the counsel of his ownwill:12Thatwe should beto the praise of hisglory,who first trustedbinChrist.13Inwhomyealso trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of yoursalvation:inwhomalso after that ye believed , ye were sealed with that holySpirit of promise,14Whichis the earnest of ourinheritanceuntil the redemption of the purchased possession,unto the praise of hisglory.