Daily Bible Verse


Go to God and be thankful

Go to God and be thankful

Ephesians 1:1-9

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at (resting within) Ephesus, and to the faithful in (resting within) Christ Jesus:

Grace be to you, and peace, from (origin or source) God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all (every) spiritual blessings in (resting within) heavenly (the heavenlies) places in Christ:

According as he hath chosen us in (resting within) him before the foundation of the world (the disruption or ruin of the world), that we should be holy and without blame (blemish of sin) before (in his sight) him in love:

Having predestinated (foreordained) us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

To the praise of the glory of his grace (inclining disposition), wherein he hath made us accepted (engraved) in the beloved (the loved – Jesus Christ).

In whom we have redemption (the deliverance of the soul from sin, the bodey/grave) through his blood, the forgiveness (remission) of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Wherein (Wherewith) he hath abounded (to be over and above, more than enough) toward us in all wisdom and prudence (intentions, management of affairs);

Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed (to resolve in mind, to resolve in ones spirit, to set or put before) in himself:

Ephesians 1:17-19

17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge (epignosis: a true and personal relationship with the object) of him:

18 The eyes of your understanding (good and evil being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

Go to God and be thankful