31Blessed be the God and Father of our LordJesusChrist, who has blessed us with everyspiritualblessing in 2the heavenly places in Christ,
4just as 3He chose us in Him before4the foundation of the world, that we would be 5holy and blamelessbeforeaHim. 6In love5bHe 7predestined us to 8adoption as sonsthroughJesusChrist to Himself, 9according to the ckindintention of His will,
610to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freelybestowed on us in 11the Beloved.
712In dHim we have13redemption14through His blood, the 15forgiveness of our trespasses, according to 16the riches of His grace8which He elavished on fus. In allwisdom and insight9
He g17madeknown to us the mystery of His will, 18according to His hkindintentionwhich He 19purposed in Him
with a view to an administrationisuitable to 20the fullness of the times, that is, 21the summing up of allthings in Christ, things jin the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
11kalso we l22have obtained an inheritance, having been 23predestined24according to His purpose who worksallthings25after the counsel of His will,
to the end that we who were the first to hope in mChrist would be 26to the praise of His glory.
In nHim, you also, after listening to 27the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation -having alsoobelieved, you were 28sealed in pHim with 29the HolySpirit of promise,
14who is q30given as a pledge of 31our inheritance, with a view to the 32redemption of 33God's own possession, 34to the praise of His glory.