The Blessings of Redemption

1 Paul, 1an apostle of 2Christ Jesus a3by the will of God, To the b4saints who are cat 5Ephesus and 6who are faithful in 7Christ Jesus:

References for Ephesians 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Lit "through"
    • b 1:1 - Or "holy ones"
    • c 1:1 - Three early mss do not contain "at Ephesus"
      2 8Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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      3 9Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in 10the heavenly places in Christ,
      4 just as 11He chose us in Him before 12the foundation of the world, that we would be 13holy and blameless before dHim. 14In love
      5 eHe 15predestined us to 16adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, 17according to the fkind intention of His will,

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        • e 1:5 - Lit "having predestined"
        • f 1:5 - Lit "good pleasure"
          6 18to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in 19the Beloved.

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          8 which He hlavished on ius. In all wisdom and insight

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            • h 1:8 - Lit "made abundant toward"
            • i 1:8 - Or "us, in all wisdom and insight"
              9 He j25made known to us the mystery of His will, 26according to His kkind intention which He 27purposed in Him

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                • j 1:9 - Lit "making known"
                • k 1:9 - Lit "good pleasure"
                  10 with a view to an administration lsuitable to 28the fullness of the times, that is, 29the summing up of all things in Christ, things min the heavens and things on the earth. In Him

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                  11 nalso we o30have obtained an inheritance, having been 31predestined 32according to His purpose who works all things 33after the counsel of His will,

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                  12 to the end that we who were the first to hope in pChrist would be 34to the praise of His glory.

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                  13 In qHim, you also, after listening to 35the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation -having also rbelieved, you were 36sealed in sHim with 37the Holy Spirit of promise,

                  References for Ephesians 1:13

                    • q 1:13 - Lit "whom"
                    • r 1:13 - Or "believed in Him, you were sealed"
                    • s 1:13 - Lit "whom"
                      14 who is t38given as a pledge of 39our inheritance, with a view to the 40redemption of 41God's own possession, 42to the praise of His glory.

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