Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 1:3-14

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Ephesians 1:3-14

NLT 3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ. NIV 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. NLT 4 Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes. NIV 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love NLT 5 God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure. NIV 5 he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— NLT 6 So we praise God for the glorious grace he has poured out on us who belong to his dear Son. NIV 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves. NLT 7 He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins. NIV 7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace NLT 8 He has showered his kindness on us, along with all wisdom and understanding. NIV 8 that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding, NLT 9 God has now revealed to us his mysterious plan regarding Christ, a plan to fulfill his own good pleasure. NIV 9 he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, NLT 10 And this is the plan: At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth. NIV 10 to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ. NLT 11 Furthermore, because we are united with Christ, we have received an inheritance from God, for he chose us in advance, and he makes everything work out according to his plan. NIV 11 In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, NLT 12 God’s purpose was that we Jews who were the first to trust in Christ would bring praise and glory to God. NIV 12 in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory. NLT 13 And now you Gentiles have also heard the truth, the Good News that God saves you. And when you believed in Christ, he identified you as his own by giving you the Holy Spirit, whom he promised long ago. NIV 13 And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, NLT 14 The Spirit is God’s guarantee that he will give us the inheritance he promised and that he has purchased us to be his own people. He did this so we would praise and glorify him. NIV 14 who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory.

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