And He has made known to us the mystery of His will according to His good pleasure, which He purposed in Christ
Cross ReferencesLuke 2:14
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests!"
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom.
And we know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose.
I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you will not be conceited: A hardening in part has come to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.
Now to Him who is able to strengthen you by my gospel and by the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery concealed for ages past,
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know Him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.
But when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me by His grace, was pleased
that He lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.
In Him we were also chosen as God's own, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything by the counsel of His will,
that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly.
Chapter Outline1. After Paul's salutation,
3. and thanksgiving for the Ephesians,
4. he treats of our election,
6. and adoption by grace;
11. which is the true and proper fountain of man's salvation.
13. And because the height of this mystery cannot be easily attained unto,
16. he prays that they may come to the full knowledge and possession thereof in Christ.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ephesians 1:17, 18
1 Corinthians 2:10-12
Galatians 1:12, 16
1 Timothy 3:16
Job 23:13, 14
Isaiah 46:10, 11
Lamentations 3:37, 38
2 Timothy 1:9
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