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Ephesians Chapter 1:1-2

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:1-2
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Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:
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Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
  1. How was Paul an apostle of Jesus, and who was he writing to?
    Ephesians 1:1
    Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:
  2. How did he greet them?
    Ephesians 1:2
    Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians Chapter 1:3-6

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places.

Ephesians 1:3-6
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Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
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just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love,
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having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
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to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He has made us accepted in the Beloved.
  1. Where has God blessed us with every spiritual blessing?
    Ephesians 1:3
    Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
  2. Before the foundation of the world, what did He choose us to be?
    Ephesians 1:4
    just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love,
  3. What was His plan (pre-destination) for us to be adopted as?
    Ephesians 1:5
    having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
  4. Who has made us accepted in the Beloved?
    Ephesians 1:6
    to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He has made us accepted in the Beloved.

Ephesians Chapter 1:7-12

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace.

Ephesians 1:7-12
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In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace
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which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,
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having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself,
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that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth; in Him.
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In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will,
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that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.
  1. What do we have through His blood?
    Ephesians 1:7
    In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace
  2. How did He make this abound to us?
    Ephesians 1:8
    which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,
  3. What has He made known to us?
    Ephesians 1:9
    having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself,
  4. What will He gather together?
    Ephesians 1:10
    that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth; in Him.
  5. What have we obtained in Him? What does He work according to the counsel of His will?
    Ephesians 1:11
    In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will,
  6. Who should we be in Christ?
    Ephesians 1:12
    that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.

Ephesians Chapter 1:13-14

In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 1:13-14
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In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
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who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
  1. After we believed, what were we sealed with?
    Ephesians 1:13
    In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,
  2. What is the Holy Spirit the guarantee of?
    Ephesians 1:14
    who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.

Ephesians Chapter 1:15-21

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him.

Ephesians 1:15-21
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Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,
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do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers:
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that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him,
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the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
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and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power
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which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
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far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.
  1. What did Paul do after he heard of their faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints?
    Ephesians 1:15
    Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,
    Ephesians 1:6
    to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He has made us accepted in the Beloved.
  2. What did he pray would happen to them?
    Ephesians 1:17
    that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him,
  3. What did he want them to understand?
    Ephesians 1:18-19
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    the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
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    and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power
  4. Who did God work all these things through, and where did He seat Jesus?
    Ephesians 1:20
    which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
  5. Where is Jesus now?
    Ephesians 1:21
    far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.

Ephesians Chapter 1:22-23

And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church,which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.

Ephesians 1:22-23
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And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church,
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which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.
  1. What did God put under Jesus' feet, and what is He the head over?
    Ephesians 1:22
    And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church,
  2. What is the church, and what is His body the fullness of?
    Ephesians 1:23
    which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.