he[a] made known to us the mystery(A) of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed(B) in Christ,

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  1. Ephesians 1:9 Or us with all wisdom and understanding. And he

28 And we know that in all things God works for the good(A) of those who love him, who[a] have been called(B) according to his purpose.(C)

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  1. Romans 8:28 Or that all things work together for good to those who love God, who; or that in all things God works together with those who love him to bring about what is good—with those who

11 according to his eternal purpose(A) that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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17 Because God wanted to make the unchanging(A) nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised,(B) he confirmed it with an oath.

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