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Ephesians 3 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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For this reason, I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles ​— ​

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you have heard, haven’t you, about the administration of God’s grace that he gave to me for you?

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The mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have briefly written above.

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By reading this you are able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ.

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This was not made known to people in other generations as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit:

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The Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same body, and partners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

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I was made a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace that was given to me by the working of his power.

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This grace was given to me ​— ​the least of all the saints ​— ​to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of Christ,

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and to shed light for all about the administration of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things.

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This is according to his eternal purpose accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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In him we have boldness and confident access through faith in him.

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So then I ask you not to be discouraged over my afflictions on your behalf, for they are your glory.

  
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from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named.

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I pray that he may grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with power in your inner being through his Spirit,

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and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. I pray that you, being rooted and firmly established in love,

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may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the length and width, height and depth of God’s love,

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and to know Christ’s love that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

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Now to him who is able to do above and beyond all that we ask or think according to the power that works in us ​— ​

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to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

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