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Ephesians 1 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:1 - Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are also faithful in Christ Jesus:
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:2 - Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:3 - 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,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:5 - He destined us in love to be his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:6 - to the praise of his glorious grace which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:7 - In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:8 - which he lavished upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:9 - For he has made known to us in all wisdom and insight the mystery of his will, according to his purpose which he set forth in Christ
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:10 - as a plan for the fulness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:11 - In him, according to the purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:12 - we who first hoped in Christ have been destined and appointed to live for the praise of his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - In him you also, who have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and have believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:14 - which is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:15 - For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:16 - I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:17 - that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:18 - having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:19 - and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power in us who believe, according to the working of his great might
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:20 - which he accomplished in Christ when he raised him from the dead and made him sit at his right hand in the heavenly places,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:21 - far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:22 - and he has put all things under his feet and has made him the head over all things for the church,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:23 - which is his body, the fulness of him who fills all in all.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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