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Ephesians 2:1-6 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 You used to be dead because of your sins and acts of disobedience. 1 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,
2 You walked in the ways of the 'olam hazeh and obeyed the Ruler of the Powers of the Air, who is still at work among the disobedient. 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.
3 Indeed, we all once lived this way - we followed the passions of our old nature and obeyed the wishes of our old nature and our own thoughts. In our natural condition we were headed for God's wrath, just like everyone else. 3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature objects of wrath.
4 But God is so rich in mercy and loves us with such intense love 4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,
5 that, even when we were dead because of our acts of disobedience, he brought us to life along with the Messiah - it is by grace that you have been delivered. 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions--it is by grace you have been saved.
6 That is, God raised us up with the Messiah Yeshua and seated us with him in heaven, 6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus,