Ephesians 1:4

4 1even as he 2chose us in him 3before the foundation of the world, that we should be 4holy and blameless before him. In love

Ephesians 1:4 In-Context

2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,
4 even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love
5 he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,
6 to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.

Cross References 4

  • 1. [Ephesians 2:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 1 Peter 1:2]
  • 2. James 2:5; [Deuteronomy 7:6; Deuteronomy 26:18]
  • 3. [2 Timothy 1:9]; See Matthew 13:35
  • 4. Ephesians 5:27; Colossians 1:22; 1 Thessalonians 4:7
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