11 In him we have obtained (A)an inheritance, (B)having been predestined (C)according to the purpose of him who works all things according to (D)the counsel of his will, 12 so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be (E)to the praise of his glory. 13 In him you also, when you heard (F)the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, (G)were sealed with the (H)promised Holy Spirit, 14 who is (I)the guarantee[a] of our (J)inheritance until (K)we acquire (L)possession of it,[b] (M)to the praise of his glory.

Thanksgiving and Prayer

15 For this reason, (N)because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love[c] toward all the saints, 16 I (O)do not cease to give thanks for you, (P)remembering you in my prayers,

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 1:14 Or down payment
  2. Ephesians 1:14 Or until God redeems his possession
  3. Ephesians 1:15 Some manuscripts omit your love

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