Bible: Ephesians 4:7-12

4:7 But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 4:8 Therefore it says, “When he ascended on high he captured 1  captives; he gave gifts to men.” 2  4:9 Now what is the meaning of “he ascended,” except that he also descended 3  to the lower regions, 4  namely, the earth? 5  4:10 He, the very one 6  who descended, is also the one who ascended above all the heavens, in order to fill all things. 4:11 It was he 7  who gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, 8  4:12 to equip 9  the saints for the work of ministry, that is, 10  to build up the body of Christ,

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