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In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

The purpose

General references

Bible References


Ephesians 1:14
which is an earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.
Acts 20:32
"And now I commend you to God, and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you the inheritance among all the sanctified.
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'
Romans 8:17
and, if children, heirs also; heirs, indeed, of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if, indeed, we suffer with Him, that we may be also glorified with Him.
Galatians 3:18
For, if the inheritance is of the law, it is no longer of promise; but God has freely given it to Abraham through promise.
Colossians 1:12
giving thanks to the Father, Who made us meet for the portion of the inheritance of the saints in light;
Colossians 3:24
knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye are doing service to the Lord, Christ.
Titus 3:7
that having been justified by His grace, we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
James 2:5
Hearken, my beloved brethren, did not God choose the poor of the world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he promised to those who love Him?
1 Peter 1:4
to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and unfading; kept in Heaven for you,
1 Peter 3:9
not returning evil for evil, or reviling for reviling; but, on the contrary, blessing; because to this end ye were called, that ye might inherit a blessing.


Ephesians 1:5
having predestinated us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

The purpose

Ephesians 1:9
making known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Him,

General references

Acts 15:18
saith the Lord, Who maketh these things known from of old.
Ephesians 3:11
according to a purpose of the ages which He made in Christ Jesus our Lord,