THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
Saints foreordained to receive the gospel—Gospel to be restored in latter-days—Saints sealed by Holy Spirit of Promise—They know God and Christ by revelation.
an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the asaints
which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:
Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all aspiritual
blessings in heavenly places
According as he hath achosen
us in him bbefore
the foundation of the world, that we should be choly
and without blame before him in love:
us unto the badoption
of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
Having made known unto us the amystery
of his bwill
, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:
That in the adispensation
of the fulness of times he might bgather
together in one call
things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being apredestinated
according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
That we should be to the praise of his glory, who afirst
trusted in Christ.
In whom ye also trusted,
after that ye heard the word of truth, the agospel
of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were bsealed
with that holy Spirit of cpromise
Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.
Wherefore I also, after I heard of your afaith
in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of awisdom
in the knowledge of him:
And what is
the exceeding greatness of his apower
to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,
Which he wrought in Christ, when he araised
him from the dead, and set him
at his own right hand in the bheavenly places,
Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every aname
that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:
And hath put aall things
under his bfeet
, and gave him to be
over all things
to the dchurch
Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.