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I thank God for you, and pray for you

15-19 Since, then, I heard of this faith of yours in the Lord Jesus and the practical way in which you are expressing it towards fellow-Christians, I thank God continually for you and I never give up praying for you; and this is my prayer. That God, the God of our Lord Jesus Christ and the all-glorious Father, will give you spiritual wisdom and the insight to know more of him: that you may receive that inner illumination of the spirit which will make you realise how great is the hope to which he is calling you—the magnificence and splendour of the inheritance promised to Christians—and how tremendous is the power available to us who believe in God.

20-21 That power is the same divine power which was demonstrated in Christ when he raised him from the dead and gave him the place of supreme honour in Heaven—a place that is infinitely superior to any conceivable command, authority, power or control, and which carries with it a name far beyond any name that could ever be used in this world or the world to come.

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19 and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power(A) is the same as the mighty strength(B) 20 he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead(C) and seated him at his right hand(D) in the heavenly realms,(E) 21 far above all rule and authority, power and dominion,(F) and every name(G) that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.(H)

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