Ephesians 3:14-20

Prayer for Spiritual Strength

14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15 from whom w every family 1 in heaven and on earth is named, 16 that according to x the riches of his glory y he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit z in your inner being, 17 a so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith - that you, being b rooted and c grounded in love, 18 may have strength to d comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and e height and depth, 19 and to know the love of Christ f that surpasses knowledge, that g you may be filled with all h the fullness of God.

20 i Now to j him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, k according to the power at work within us,

  1. Cross References
    Ephesians 1:10
    As a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth.
    Ephesians 1:21
    Far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
  2. Cross References
    Ephesians 3:8
    To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ.
  3. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 16:13
    Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
    Ephesians 6:10
    Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
    Philippians 4:13
    I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
    Colossians 1:11
    May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy.
  4. Cross References
    Romans 7:22
    For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being.
  5. Cross References
    Ephesians 2:22
    In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit.
  6. Cross References
    Colossians 2:7
    Rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
  7. Cross References
    Colossians 1:23
    If indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister.
  8. Cross References
    John 1:5
    The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
  9. Cross References
    Romans 8:39
    Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
    Job 11:8 - 9
    It is higher than heaven - what can you do? Deeper than Sheol - what can you know?
  10. Cross References
    Philippians 4:7
    And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
  11. Cross References
    Colossians 2:10
    And you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.
  12. Cross References
    Ephesians 1:23
    Which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.
  13. Cross References
    Romans 16:25
    Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages
    Jude 1:24
    Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy.
  14. Cross References
    2 Corinthians 9:8
    And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
  15. Cross References
    Ephesians 3:7
    Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power.
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