Thanksgiving and Prayer

Ephesians 1

15 Therefore I also, a after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 b do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: 17 that c the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, d may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, 18 e the eyes of your 1 understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is f the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, g according to the working of His mighty power 20 which He worked in Christ when h He raised Him from the dead and i seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, 21 j far above all k principality 2 and 3 power and 4 might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come. 22 And l He put all things under His feet, and gave Him m to be head over all things to the church, 23 n which is His body, o the fullness of Him p who fills all in all.

  1. Cross References
    Colossians 1:4
    Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints.
  2. Cross References
    Romans 1:9
    For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers.
  3. Cross References
    John 20:17
    Jesus said to her, "Do not cling to Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, 'I am ascending to My Father and your Father, and to My God and your God.'
    Romans 15:6
    That you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
  4. Cross References
    Isaiah 11:2
    The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD.
    Colossians 1:9
    For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.
  5. Cross References
    Acts 26:18
    'to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.'
    2 Corinthians 4:6
    For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
    Hebrews 6:4
    For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit.
  6. Cross References
    Ephesians 2:12
    That at that time you 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.
  7. Cross References
    Colossians 2:12
    Buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.
  8. Cross References
    Acts 2:24
    Whom God raised up, having loosed the pains of death, because it was not possible that He should be held by it.
  9. Cross References
    Psalms 110:1
    The LORD said to my Lord, "Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool.
  10. Cross References
    Isaiah 9:6
    For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is g...
    Isaiah 9:7
    Of the increase of His government and peace The...
    Luke 1:32
    He will be great, and will be called the Son of...
    Luke 1:33
    "And He will reign over the house of Jacob fore...
    Philippians 2:9
    Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and g...
    Philippians 2:10
    That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow...
    Revelation 19:12
    His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His ...
  11. Cross References
    Romans 8:38
    For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come.
    Romans 8:39
    Nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
  12. Cross References
    Psalms 8:6
    You have made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands; You have put all things under his feet.
    Psalms 110:1
    The LORD said to my Lord, "Sit at My right hand, Till I make Your enemies Your footstool.
    Matthew 28:18
    And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
    1 Corinthians 15:27
    For "He has put all things under His feet." But when He says "all things are put under Him, " it is evident that He who put all things under Him is excepted.
  13. Cross References
    Hebrews 2:7
    You have made him a little lower than the angels; You have crowned him with glory and honor, And set him over the works of Your hands.
  14. Cross References
    Romans 12:5
    So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another.
  15. Cross References
    Colossians 2:9
    For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.
  16. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 12:6
    And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all.
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