Ephesians 1:6; Ephesians 1:8-9; Ephesians 1:14; Ephesians 1:20; Ephesians 2:2; Ephesians 2:4; Ephesians 2:10; Ephesians 2:13; Ephesians 2:21-22; Ephesians 3:4-5; Ephesians 3:7; Ephesians 3:11-12; Ephesians 3:15; Ephesians 4:1; Ephesians 4:15-16; Ephesians 4:30; Ephesians 5:4-5; Ephesians 6:16-17; Ephesians 6:20
to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.
which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight
He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him
who is given as a pledge of our inheritance, with a view to the redemption of God's own possession, to the praise of His glory.
which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord ,
in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.
By referring to this, when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.
This was in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord ,
in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.
from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord , implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love.
Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
and there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.
For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.