[DailyReading] Sonship through adoption
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Tue Nov 26 00:00:02 MST 2013
Lesson: Grace for Grace
Reading: Sonship through adoption 2013-11-26
Reference: Eph. 1:1-12
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 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.
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