For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love
that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints,
Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the world.
All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.
And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, And you shall bruise him on the heel.”
“From everlasting I was established, From the beginning, from the earliest times of the earth.
“ But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity.”
It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘ And in your seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’
whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation in His blood through faith. This was to demonstrate His righteousness, because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed;
Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which has been kept secret for long ages past,
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law,
with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him
and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;
This was in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord,
and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us—
You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
the one who practices sin is of the devil; for the devil has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God appeared for this purpose, to destroy the works of the devil.
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.