Ephesians 1



Ephesians 1 underscores the richness of blessings in Christ, including predestination, redemption, and the sealing of the Holy Spirit. The chapter concludes with a prayer for the Ephesians to grasp the depth of these spiritual truths and an acknowledgment of the power and authority of Christ.


  1. Riches in Christ (Ephesians 1:1-14): The chapter begins by praising God for the abundant spiritual blessings in Christ. Believers are chosen, predestined, and sealed with the Holy Spirit as a guarantee of their inheritance.
  2. Prayer for Spiritual Insight (Ephesians 1:15-23): Paul expresses gratitude for the Ephesians' faith and offers a prayer for them to have deep spiritual insight and understanding. The focus is on the power displayed in Christ's resurrection and exaltation.