illuminating the eyes of your understanding, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints
to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.
For the God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to bring forth the light of the knowledge of the clarity of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of his grace,
in him in whom likewise we have obtained an inheritance, having had the way marked out beforehand according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his own will,
that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world,
Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of the Christ
that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man,
But bring to memory the former days, in which, after ye received the light, ye endured a great fight of afflictions;
Make the heart of this people fat and make their ears heavy and blind their eyes that they not see with their eyes, nor hear with their ears, nor understand with their heart, nor convert and there be healing for him.
For the LORD has extended upon you the spirit of deep sleep and has closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, he has covered the seers with sleep.
And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see in the midst of darkness, and of gross darkness.
And the eyes of those that see shall not be dim, and the ears of those that hear shall hearken.
that thou might open the eyes of the blind, that thou might bring out the prisoners from the prison and those that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
for this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and should understand with their heart and should be converted, and I should heal them.
and patience, experience; and experience, hope;
For in hope we are saved, but hope that is seen is not hope; for what a man sees, he does not wait for.
And we now know that unto those who love God, all things help them unto good, to those who according to the purpose are called to be saints.
In whom the god of this age has blinded the understanding of those who do not believe, that the light of the gospel of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine in them.
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,
For in another time ye were darkness, but now ye are light in the Lord: walk as children of light;
for the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which ye have already heard by the word of the truth of the gospel,
if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard and which is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which I Paul am made a minister,
that ye would walk worthy of God, who has called you unto his kingdom and glory.
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and charity, and for a helmet, the hope of saving health.
Therefore in this manner we pray always for you that our God would count you worthy of his calling and fill each will with goodness and the work of faith with power
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God, even our Father, who has loved us and has given us eternal consolation and good hope through grace,
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, unto which thou art also called, having made a good profession before many witnesses.
waiting for that blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ,
that being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
For it is impossible that those who once received the light and tasted of that heavenly gift and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit
Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Christ, who according to his great mercy has begotten us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus, the Christ, from the dead,
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Jesus, the Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, he himself perfects, confirms, strengthens, and establishes you.
Behold, what charity the Father has given us, that we should be called the sons of God; therefore the world does not know us, because it does not know him.
Then a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who feared God, heard us, whose heart the Lord opened that she attended unto the things which were spoken by Paul.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, into which likewise ye are called into one body, and be ye thankful.
not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance.