so that we should be [a relative clause of intent of purpose]
to the praise of His glory [the referrent of that same purpose]
those who had previously trusted [an explanation of the “we” – two units before this] in Christ [the fifth reference to source]Ephesians 1:12
Now there is a puzzle for you!
How is it that we, who have previously trusted Christ, end up being to the praise of His glory?
What is it in all of this that results in God’s glory?
It is time for you to work it out. Take the threads of Paul’s thought and put it all together.
How do we end up being to the praise of God’s glory and what does that mean anyway?
I have done enough for the day; time for you to go to work.
See you back here next gem. Time for you to solve the puzzle.
(This must be the shortest Gem on record.)
It might look like I’m doing nothing, but at the cellular level I’m really quite busy.Ian Vsil
It doesn’t matter what you CAN do, what matters is what you WILL do!Rick Godwin
“Buffet” is actually French for get it yourself.Ian Vail