3 1Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in 2the heavenly places in Christ,
4 just as 3He chose us in Him before 4the foundation of the world, that we would be 5holy and blameless before aHim. 6In love
6 10to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in 11the Beloved.
7 12In dHim we have 13redemption 14through His blood, the 15forgiveness of our trespasses, according to 16the riches of His grace
8 which He elavished on fus. In all wisdom and insight
9 He g17made known to us the mystery of His will, 18according to His hkind intention which He 19purposed in Him
10 with a view to an administration isuitable to 20the fullness of the times, that is, 21the summing up of all things in Christ, things jin the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
11 kalso we l22have obtained an inheritance, having been 23predestined 24according to His purpose who works all things 25after the counsel of His will,
12 to the end that we who were the first to hope in mChrist would be 26to the praise of His glory.
13 In nHim, you also, after listening to 27the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation -having also obelieved, you were 28sealed in pHim with 29the Holy Spirit of promise,
14 who is q30given as a pledge of 31our inheritance, with a view to the 32redemption of 33God's own possession, 34to the praise of His glory.