that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding,
he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,
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to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.
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In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will,
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in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.
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And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,
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who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory.
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For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people,
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I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.
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I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.
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I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,
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and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength
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