21Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the LordJesusChrist.
32Blessed be the God and Father of our LordJesusChrist, who has blessed us with everyspiritualblessing in 3the heavenly places in Christ,
4just as 4He chose us in Him before5the foundation of the world, that we would be 6holy and blamelessbeforeaHim. 7In love5bHe 8predestined us to 9adoption as sonsthroughJesusChrist to Himself, 10according to the ckindintention of His will,
611to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freelybestowed on us in 12the Beloved.
713In dHim we have14redemption15through His blood, the 16forgiveness of our trespasses, according to 17the riches of His grace8which He elavished on fus. In allwisdom and insight9
He g18madeknown to us the mystery of His will, 19according to His hkindintentionwhich He 20purposed in Him
with a view to an administrationisuitable to 21the fullness of the times, that is, 22the summing up of allthings in Christ, things jin the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
11kalso we l23have obtained an inheritance, having been 24predestined25according to His purpose who worksallthings26after the counsel of His will,
to the end that we who were the first to hope in mChrist would be 27to the praise of His glory.