1Paul, an apostleof JesusChristbythe willof God, to the saintswhichareatEphesus, andto the faithfulinChristJesus: 2Grace be to you, andpeace, fromGodourFather, and from the LordJesusChrist. 3Blessed be the GodandFatherof ourLordJesusChrist, whohath blesseduswithallspiritualblessingsinheavenly places inChrist:
4According ashe hath chosenusinhimbeforethe foundationof the world, that weshould beholyandwithout blamebeforehiminlove: 5Having predestinatedusuntothe adoption of childrenbyJesusChristtohimself, accordingto the good pleasureof hiswill, 6Tothe praiseof the gloryof hisgrace, whereinhe hath madeusacceptedinthe beloved.
7Inwhomwe haveredemptionthroughhisblood, the forgivenessof sins, accordingto the richesof hisgrace; 8Whereinhe hath aboundedtowardusinallwisdomandprudence; 9Having made knownunto usthe mysteryof hiswill, according tohisgood pleasurewhichhe hath purposedinhimself: 10That inthe dispensationof the fulnessof timeshe might gather together in oneall thingsinChrist, bothwhich areinheaven, andwhich areonearth; even in him:
11Inwhomalsowe have obtained an inheritance, being predestinatedaccording tothe purposeof him whoworkethall thingsafterthe counselof his ownwill: 12Thatweshould betothe praiseof hisglory, whofirst trustedinChrist.
13Inwhomyealso trusted, after that ye heardthe wordof truth, the gospelof yoursalvation: inwhomalsoafter that ye believed, ye were sealedwith thatholySpiritof promise, 14Whichisthe earnestof ourinheritanceuntilthe redemptionof the purchased possession, untothe praiseof hisglory.
15WhereforeI also, after I heardofyourfaithinthe LordJesus, andloveuntoallthe saints, 16Ceasenotto give thanksforyou, makingmentionof youinmyprayers; 17Thatthe Godof ourLordJesusChrist, the Fatherof glory, may giveunto youthe spiritof wisdomandrevelationinthe knowledgeof him: 18The eyesof yourunderstandingbeing enlightened; thatyemay knowwhatisthe hopeof hiscalling, andwhatthe richesof the gloryof hisinheritanceinthe saints, 19Andwhat is the exceedinggreatnessof hispowertous-wardwhobelieve, according tothe workingof hismightypower, 20Whichhe wroughtinChrist, when he raisedhimfromthe dead, andset him athis ownright handinthe heavenly places, 21Far aboveallprincipality, andpower, andmight, anddominion, andeverynamethat is named, notonlyinthisworld, butalsointhat which isto come: 22Andhath putall things underhisfeet, andgavehim to be the headoverall things to the church, 23Whichishisbody, the fulnessof him thatfillethallinall.