After the salutation,
Ephesians 1:1 Paul an Apostle of Iesus Christ, by the wyll of God. To the saynctes which are at Ephesus, and to them which beleue on Iesus Christ Ephesians 1:2 Grace be with you, & peace from God our father, and from the Lorde Iesus Christ.
and thanksgiving for the Ephesians,
Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be God the father of oure Lorde Iesus Christ, which hath blessed vs with all maner of spirituall blessyng in heuenly thinges by Christ
he treateth of our election,
Ephesians 1:4 accordinge as he had chosen vs in hym, before the foundacions of the worlde were layde, that we shulde be holy, and without blame before hym, thorowe loue. Ephesians 1:5 Which ordeyned vs before thorowe Iesus Christ to be heyres vnto hym selfe, accordinge to the good pleasure of hys wyll,
and adoption by grace,
Ephesians 1:6 to the prayse of the glory of hys grace, wherwith he hath made vs accepted thorowe the beloued. Ephesians 1:7 By whome we haue redempcyon thorowe his bloude, euen the forgeuenes of synnes, accordinge to the ryches of grace: Ephesians 1:8 wherof he hath minystred vnto vs aboundantlye in all wisdome and prudence. Ephesians 1:9 And hath opened vnto vs the mystery of hys wyll, accordynge to hys good pleasure, which he had purposed in hym selfe, Ephesians 1:10 to haue it declared whan the tyme was full come, that he myght set vp all thynges perfectly by Christ (both the thynges which are in heuen, and the thynges which are in earth)
which is the true and proper fountain of man's salvation.
Ephesians 1:11 euen by hym by whom we are made heyres, and were therto predestinate accordynge to the purpose of hym by whose power all thynges are wrought accordinge to the purpose of hys awne wyll: Ephesians 1:12 þt we (which before beleued in Christ) shuld be vnto the prayse of hys glory.
And because the height of this mystery cannot easily be attained unto,
Ephesians 1:13 In whom also we beleue, for asmoche as we haue hearde the worde of trueth, euen the Gospell of youre saluacyon: wherin, whan ye had beleued ye were sealed with the holy sprete of promes Ephesians 1:14 which is þe ernest of oure inheritaunce, for the recouerynge of the purchassed possessyon, vnto the prayse of hys glory. Ephesians 1:15 Wherfore I also (after that I hearde of þe fayth, which ye haue in þe Lorde Iesu, & loue vnto all þe saynctes)
he prayeth that they may come
Ephesians 1:16 cease not to geue thankes for you, makynge mencyon of you in my prayers: Ephesians 1:17 that the God of oure Lorde Iesus Chryst, the father of glory, maye geue vnto you the sprete of wysdome and reuelacyon, by the knowledge of him selfe,
to the full knowledge,
Ephesians 1:18 and lyghten the eyes of youre myndes, that ye maye knowe what the hope is, where vnto he hath called you, and howe riche the glorye is of his inheritaunce vpon the saynctes, Ephesians 1:19 and what is þe excedinge greatnes of his power to vs warde, which beleue accordynge to the workynge of þt his mighty power,
and possession thereof in Christ.
Ephesians 1:20 which he wrought in Christ, when he raysed him from the deed, and set him on his ryght hande in heauenly thinges, Ephesians 1:21 aboue all rule, & power, & myght and dominion, and aboue euery name that is named, not in this worlde onely, but also in the worlde to come: Ephesians 1:22 and hath put all thynges vnder his fete, and hath made him aboue all thinges the heed of the congregacyon, Ephesians 1:23 which is his body and the fulnes of him, that fylleth all in all.