Ephesians 3:13-19 NIV

13 I ask you, therefore, not to be discouraged because of my sufferings for you, which are your glory.

A Prayer for the Ephesians

14 For this reason I kneel1 before the Father,

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15 from whom his whole familya in heaven and on earth derives its name.

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    • a 3:15 - Or "whom all fatherhood"
      16 I pray that out of his glorious riches2 he may strengthen you with power3 through his Spirit in your inner being,4

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      17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts5 through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted6 and established in love,

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      18 may have power, together with all the saints,7 to grasp how wide and long and high and deep8 is the love of Christ,

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      19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge9--that you may be filled10 to the measure of all the fullness of God.11

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