Ephesians 1.2

In Ephesians 1.2, the text is usually rendered "...from God our Father 
and the Lord Jesus Christ."  However, it seems to me that an alternate 
rendering is possible, namely "...from God, the Father of us and of the 
Lord Jesus Christ."  As far as I can tell, this reading makes more sense, 
given the recurrent theme in Ephesians that God is doing in us what he 
did in Jesus.

I would very much like to know the opinions of others as to the viability 
of this rendering.  As a undergrad religion/philosophy student with an 
interest in NT studies, I could benefit greatly from the collective 
wisdom of all of you.

En pneumati Christou,

John L. Moody 				jmoody@goliath.pbac.edu
Palm Beach Atlantic College