22 and (A)the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and (B)a voice came from heaven, (C)“You are my beloved Son;[a] with you I am well pleased.”[b]

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  1. Luke 3:22 Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved
  2. Luke 3:22 Some manuscripts beloved Son; today I have begotten you

(A)he predestined us[a] for (B)adoption to himself as sons through Jesus Christ, (C)according to the purpose of his will,

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  1. Ephesians 1:5 Or before him in love, 5having predestined us

(A)making known[a] to us the mystery of his will, (B)according to his purpose, which he (C)set forth in Christ

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  1. Ephesians 1:9 Or he lavished upon us in all wisdom and insight, making known…

13 for (A)it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for (B)his good pleasure.

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