Ephesians 1:1-13

The Children of God

Ephesians 1:1: "Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:"


Ephesians 1:2: "Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ."


Ephesians 1:3: "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us" [The children of God by faith in Christ Jesus] "with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:"


Ephesians 1:4: "According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:"


Ephesians 1:5: "Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,"


Ephesians 1:6: "To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved."


Ephesians 1:7: "In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;"


Ephesians 1:8: "Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;"


Ephesians 1:9: "Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:"


Ephesians 1:10: "That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:"


Ephesians 1:11: "In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:"


Ephesians 1:12: "That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ."


Ephesians 1:13: "In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,"