he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will—
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to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.
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In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
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that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding,