Ephesians 3

1For this reason I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles, 2since indeed ye heard of the administration of the grace of God, which was given to me for you, 3that according to revelation he made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief. 4With which reading ye can recognize my understanding in the mystery of the Christ, 5which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed by Spirit to his holy apostles and prophets. 6For Gentiles to be fellow-heirs, and of the same body, and fellow partakers of his promise in the Christ through the good news. 7Of which I became a helper according to the gift of that grace of God, which was given to me according to the working of his power. 8To me, a man less than the least of all the sanctified, this grace was given to preach good news among the Gentiles, the unsearchable wealth of Christ, 9and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery hidden from the ages in God who created all things through Jesus Christ. 10So that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the principal offices and the positions of authority in the heavenly things, through the church, 11according to the purpose of the ages, which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord, 12in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through his faith. 13Therefore I ask that ye not become discouraged at my tribulations on your behalf, which is your glory. 14For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15from whom every patriarchy in heavens and on earth is named. 16So that he would grant you, according to the wealth of his glory, to be strengthened with power through his Spirit for the inner man, 17for the Christ to dwell in your hearts through faith, 18having been rooted and grounded in love, so that ye may be able to grasp with all the sanctified what is the breadth and length and depth and height, 19and to become aware of the love of the Christ, which transcends knowledge, so that ye may be filled in all the fullness of God. 20Now to him who is able to do above extraordinary-above all things that we ask or think-according to the power that works in us, 21to him is the glory in the church in Christ Jesus for all generations of the age of the ages. Truly.
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