he predestined1 us to be adopted as his sons2 through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure3 and will--
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to the praise of his glorious grace,4 which he has freely given us in the One he loves.5
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In him we have redemption6 through his blood,7 the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches8 of God's grace
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that he lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.