Ephesians 2:8-18 NIV

8 For it is by grace1 you have been saved,2 through faith3--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--

References for Ephesians 2:8

      9 not by works,4 so that no one can boast.5

      References for Ephesians 2:9

      10 For we are God's workmanship,6 created7 in Christ Jesus to do good works,8 which God prepared in advance for us to do.

      References for Ephesians 2:10

      One in Christ

      11 Therefore, remember that formerly9 you who are Gentiles by birth and called "uncircumcised" by those who call themselves "the circumcision" (that done in the body by the hands of men)10--

      References for Ephesians 2:11

          12 remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners11 to the covenants of the promise,12 without hope13 and without God in the world.

          References for Ephesians 2:12

          13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once14 were far away have been brought near15 through the blood of Christ.16

          References for Ephesians 2:13

              14 For he himself is our peace,17 who has made the two one18 and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility,

              References for Ephesians 2:14

              15 by abolishing in his flesh19 the law with its commandments and regulations.20 His purpose was to create in himself one21 new man out of the two, thus making peace,

              References for Ephesians 2:15

              16 and in this one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross,22 by which he put to death their hostility.

              References for Ephesians 2:16

              17 He came and preached peace23 to you who were far away and peace to those who were near.24

              References for Ephesians 2:17

              18 For through him we both have access25 to the Father26 by one Spirit.27

              References for Ephesians 2:18