Ephesians 3
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The Mystery of the Gospel

1For this cause I Paul a in ye bodes of Iesus christ for youre sakes which are hethen: 2Yf ye have hearde of the ministracion of the grace of god which is geven me to you warde. 3For by revelacion shewed he this mistery vnto me as I wrote above in feawe wordes 4wher by when ye rede ye maye knowe myne vnderstondynge in the mistery of Christ 5which mistery in tymes passed was not opened vnto the sonnes of men as it is nowe declared vnto his holy apostles and prophetes by the sprete: 6that the gentyls shuld be inheritours also and of the same body and partakers of his promis yt is in Christ by ye meanes of the gospell 7whereof I am made a minister by the gyfte of the grace of god geve vnto me thorow ye workynge of his power. 8Vnto me the lest of all sayntes is this grace geven that I shuld preache amonge the gentyls the unsearchable ryches of Christ 9and to make all men se what the felyshippe of the mistery is which from the begynnynge of the worlde hath bene hid in God which made all thynges thorow Iesus Christ 10to the intent that now vnto the rulars and powers in heven myght be knowe by the cogregacion ye many folde wisdome of god 11accordinge to ye eternall purpose which he purposed in Christ Iesu oure lorde 12by who we are bolde to drawe nye in ye trust which we have by faith on hi 13Wherfore I desire yt ye faynt not because of my trybulacios for youre sakes: which is youre prayse.

Paul’s Prayer for the Ephesians

14For this cause I bowe my knees vnto the father of oure lorde Iesus Christ 15which is father over all that ys called father In heven and in erth 16that he wolde graunt you acordynge to the ryches of his glory that ye maye be strenghted with myght by his sprete in the inner man 17yt Christ maye dwell in youre hertes by fayth yt ye beynge roted and grounded in loue 18myght be able to comprehende with all sayntes what ys that bredth aud length deepth and heyth: 19and to knowe what is the love of Christ which love passeth knowledge: that ye might be fulfilled with all manner of fulnes which commeth of God.

20Vnto him that is able to do excedynge aboudantly above all that we axe or thynke accordynge to the power that worketh i n vs 21be prayse in the congregacion by Iesus Christ thorow out all generacios from tyme to tyme Amen.

Tyndale Bible of 1526

Section Headings Courtesy Berean Bible

Ephesians 2
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