By Grace Through Faith1 aAnd you were bdead in the trespasses and sins 2 cin which you once walked, following the course of this world, following dthe prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in ethe sons of disobedience— 3among whom we all once lived in fthe passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body ▼
▼Greek fleshand the mind, and hwere by nature ichildren of wrath, like the rest of mankind. ▼
▼Greek like the rest4But ▼
▼Or AndGod, being lrich in mercy mbecause of the great love with which he loved us, 5even nwhen we were dead in our trespasses omade us alive together with Christ— pby grace you have been saved— 6and raised us up with him and qseated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, 7so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable rriches of his grace in skindness toward us in Christ Jesus. 8For tby grace you have been saved uthrough faith. And this is vnot your own doing; wit is the gift of God, 9 xnot a result of works yso that no one may boast. 10For zwe are his workmanship aacreated in Christ Jesus abfor good works acwhich God prepared beforehand adthat we should walk in them.
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