And hath raised [us] up together, and made [us] sit together in heavenly [places], in Christ Jesus:
That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in [his] kindness towards us, through Christ Jesus.
For by grace are ye saved, through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:
Not by works, lest any man should boast.
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
Wherefore remember, that ye [being] in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
But now, in Christ Jesus, ye, who formerly were far off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition [between us];
Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, [even] the law of commandments [contained] in ordinances: to make in himself of two one new man, [so] making peace;
And that he might reconcile both to God in one body by the cross, having by it slain the enmity: