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and of making all people see how God's secret plan is to be put into effect. God, who is the Creator of all things, kept his secret hidden through all the past ages,
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And to enlighten all men, that they may see what is the dispensation of the mystery which hath been hidden from eternity in God who created all things:
Matthew 10:27 That which I tell you in the dark, speak ye in the light: and that which you hear in the ear, preach ye upon the housetops.
Matthew 28:19 Going therefore, teach ye all nations: baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost.
Mark 16:15,16 And he said to them: Go ye into the whole world and preach the gospel to every creature. . . .
Luke 24:47 And that penance and remission of sins should be preached in his name, unto all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Romans 16:26 (Which now is made manifest by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the precept of the eternal God, for the obedience of faith) known among all nations:
Colossians 1:23 If so ye continue in the faith, grounded and settled, and immoveable from the hope of the gospel which you have heard, which is preached in all the creation that is under heaven: whereof I Paul am made a minister.
2 Timothy 4:17 But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching may be accomplished and that all the Gentiles may hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
Revelation 14:6 And I saw another angel flying through the midst of heaven, having the eternal gospel, to preach unto them that sit upon the earth and over every nation and tribe and tongue and people:
Ephesians 3:3-5 How that, according to revelation, the mystery has been made known to me, as I have written above in a few words: . . .
Ephesians 1:9,10 That he might make known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in him, . . .
1 Timothy 3:16 And evidently great is the mystery of godliness, which was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, appeared unto angels, hath been preached unto the Gentiles, is believed in the world, is taken up in glory.
Ephesians 1:4 As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity.
Matthew 13:35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden from the foundation of the world.
Matthew 25:34 Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Acts 15:18 To the Lord was his own work known from the beginning of the world.
Romans 16:25 Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was kept secret from eternity;
1 Corinthians 2:7 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, a wisdom which is hidden, which God ordained before the world, unto our glory:
2 Timothy 1:9 Who hath delivered us and called us by his holy calling, not according to our own works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the world:
Titus 1:2 Unto the hope of life everlasting, which God, who lieth not, hath promised before the times of the world:
1 Peter 1:20 Foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in the last times for you:
Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell upon the earth adored him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb which was slain from the beginning of the world.
Revelation 17:8 The beast which thou sawest, was, and is not, and shall come up out of the bottomless pit and go into destruction. And the inhabitants on the earth (whose names are not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, seeing the beast that was and is not.
Colossians 1:26 The mystery which hath been hidden from ages and generations, but now is manifested to his saints,
Colossians 3:3 For you are dead: and your life is hid with Christ in God.
Psalm 33:6 By the word of the Lord the heavens were established; and all the power of them by the spirit of his mouth:
Isaiah 44:24 Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, and thy maker, from the womb: I am the Lord, that make all things, that alone stretch out the heavens, that established the earth, and there is none with me.
John 1:1-3 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .
John 5:17,19 But Jesus answered them: My Father worketh until now; and I work. . . .
John 10:30 I and the Father are one.
Colossians 1:16,17 For in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers. All things were created by him and in him. . . .
Hebrews 1:2,3 In these days, hath spoken to us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the world. . . .
Hebrews 3:3,4 For this man was counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by so much as he that hath built the house hath greater honour than the house. . . .
ContextThe Mystery of the Gospel
…8To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ: 9And to enlighten all men, that they may see what is the dispensation of the mystery which hath been hidden from eternity in God who created all things: 10That the manifold wisdom of God may be made known to the principalities and powers in heavenly places through the church,…
For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in.
Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was kept secret from eternity;
If yet you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me towards you:
How that, according to revelation, the mystery has been made known to me, as I have written above in a few words:
As you reading, may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,
And for me, that speech may be given me, that I may open my mouth with confidence, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
The mystery which hath been hidden from ages and generations, but now is manifested to his saints,
For you are dead: and your life is hid with Christ in God.
Praying withal for us also, that God may open unto us a door of speech to speak the mystery of Christ (for which also I am bound):
Thou art worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honour and power. Because thou hast created all things: and for thy will they were and have been created.
Additional Translationsand to illuminate for everyone the stewardship of this mystery, which for ages past was hidden in God, who created all things.
and to enlighten all what is the administration of the mystery having been hidden from the ages in God, the One having created all things,
And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world has been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
and to make all men see what is the dispensation of the mystery which for ages hath been hid in God who created all things;
and to enlighten all [with the knowledge of] what is the administration of the mystery hidden throughout the ages in God, who has created all things,
and to make all men see what is the dispensation of the mystery which from all ages hath been hid in God who created all things;
And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
and to show all men in a clear light what my stewardship is. It is the stewardship of the truth which from all the Ages lay concealed in the mind of God, the Creator of all things--
and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things through Jesus Christ;
and to cause all to see what is the fellowship of the secret that hath been hid from the ages in God, who the all things did create by Jesus Christ,
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