Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:
Blessings given in, and obtained by Christ, for all true believers. "Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God," etc. (Ephesians 1:1, 12, 13, 15).
I. The Spirit (Ephesians 1:13, 14; John 16:7-11).
II. Remission of their sins (Ephesians 1:7).
III. Reconciliation with God (Romans 5:10).
IV. Access to God (Ephesians 2:18; 1 Peter 3:18).
V. Adoption of sons (Ephesians 1:5; John 1:12).
VI. The ministers and ordinances of the gospel (Ephesians 4:7-12; 1 Corinthians 3:1).
VII. Supplies of grace (Philippians 4:19).
VIII. The conversion of curses into blessings (Romans 5:3; 1 Peter 1:6, 7; 2 Corinthians 4:1).
IX. Victory over death (1 Corinthians 15:1). X. Heaven (Romans 6).
(H. Foster, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: