Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes.
Ephesians 1:4 (New Living Translation)
For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight.
Ephesians 1:4 (New International Version)
Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love.
Ephesians 1:4 (The Message)