And without controversy great is the mystery of piety. God was manifested in flesh, justified in spirit, seen by heavenly agents, proclaimed among nations, believed in the world, taken up in glory.
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us. And we beheld his glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Who, being the radiance of his glory, and the exact image of his essence, and upholding all things by the word of his power, having made purification of our sins through himself, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in the
Therefore indeed, the Lord, after he spoke to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
And it came to pass while they were bewildered about this, that behold, two men stood near them in shining apparel.
Now to him who is able to establish you according to my good-news, and the preaching of Jesus Christ according to a revelation of the mystery that has been kept secret for eternal times,
If ye truly continue in the faith, founded, and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the good-news that ye heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I Paul became a helper.
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.
Behold, the virgin will have in her womb, and will bring forth a son. And they will call his name Immanuel, which is, being interpreted, God with us.
And when Jesus was immersed, he went up straightaway out of the water. And lo, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and coming upon him.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit placed you guardians, to tend the church of the Lord and God, which he purchased by his own blood.
To whom it was revealed, that they were serving not themselves, but you, those things that were now reported to you by those who preached good-news to you in Holy Spirit, which was sent forth from heaven, into which things heavenly
And ye know that that man was made known so that he might take up our sins. And in him is no sin.
The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands upon thousands. LORD is among them, [as in] Sinai, in the sanctuary.
Therefore LORD himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Lord LORD has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious, nor turned away backward.
Behold, the days come, says LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.
But thou, Bethlehem Ephrathah, which are little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee he shall come forth to me who is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.
And having answered, he said to them, Because it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to those men it has not been given.
And behold, a great earthquake occurred, for an agent of Lord, having descended from heaven, having come, he rolled the stone away from the door and sat upon it.
And he was there in the wilderness forty days tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild beasts. And the heavenly agents served him.
And having entered into the sepulcher, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.
And the agent said to them, Fear not, for behold, I bring you good-news of great joy that will be to all the people,
And it came to pass while he blessed them, he parted from them, and was brought up into heaven.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And John testified, saying, I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained upon him.
Jesus, having seen that the Father has given all the things to him, into his hands, and that he came from God, and goes to God,
But when the helper comes whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify about me.
And having come, he will convict the world about sin, and about justice, and about judgment.
I came forth from the Father, and have come into the world. Again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.
And now, Father, glorify thou me with thyself with the glory that I had with thee before the world was.
And she sees two heavenly agents in white, sitting, one at the head and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus was lain.
I indeed made the former treatise, O Theophilus, about all things that Jesus began both to do and to teach,
And it became known to all those dwelling at Jerusalem, so as to call that field in their own dialect, Akeldama, that is, The field of blood.)
This Jesus, God raised up, of which we are all witnesses.
And having opened his mouth, Peter said, In truth, I am overwhelmed that God is not partial,
But having spoken boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, It was necessary for the word of God to be spoken first to you, but since ye thrust it away, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
And after arriving, and after gathering the assembly together, they reported as many things as God did with them, and that he opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
For the impotence of the law, in that it was weak because of the flesh, God, having sent his own Son in a form of flesh of sin, and concerning sin, condemned sin in the flesh,
of whom are the fathers, and from whom (according to flesh) is the Christ, God who is over all is blessed into the ages. Truly.
For there is no distinction of a Jew and also of a Greek, for the same Lord is of all men, being rich toward all those who call upon him.
But I say, did they, no, not hear? Rather, Their voice went forth into all the earth, and their sayings to the limits of the inhabited world.
But we speak a wisdom of God in a hidden mystery, which God predestined before the ages for our glory,
The first man was of the earth, earthly. The second man is the Lord from heaven.
(for he who was working in Peter for the apostleship for men of circumcision was also working in me for the Gentiles),
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, born from a woman, born under law,
Having made known to us the mystery of his will according to his desire, which he purposed within himself
that according to revelation he made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.
Therefore he says, Having ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.
and for me, so that utterance may be given to me in boldness in opening my mouth to make known the mystery of the good-news,
who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal to God something to seize and hold.
being present for you, just as also in all the world. And it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day that ye heard and recognized the grace of God in truth.
Because in him all things were created, things in the heavens and things upon the earth, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or lordships or principal offices or positions of authority, all things have been created
To whom God wanted to make known what is the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
So that their hearts may be encouraged, having been united together in love, and for all wealth of the full assurance of understanding, to knowledge of the mystery of the God and Father of the Christ.
when he comes to be glorified in his sanctified, and to be marveled in that day by all those who believe (because our testimony among you was believed).
For the mystery of lawlessness is already working, only he who restrains it until now will develop from the midst.
But we see Jesus who has been made a little something less than the heavenly agents, who, because of the suffering of death, has been crowned with glory and honor, so that by the grace of God he would taste of death for every man.
Now a summation about the things being spoken is, we have such a high priest who was seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,
Looking to Jesus the pathfinder and perfecter of the faith, who, against the joy set before him, endured a cross, having despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
who was indeed foreknown before the foundation of the world, but was manifested in the last times because of you.
Because Christ also once suffered for sins, a righteous man for unrighteous men, so that he might bring you to God. Having indeed been killed in flesh, but made alive in spirit,
who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, agents, and positions of authority, and powers having been subordinated to him.
(and the life was made known, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father, and was made known to us),
This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ, not by the water only, but by the water and the blood. And it is the Spirit that testifies, because the Spirit is truth.
And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not, I am the first and the last,
After these things, I looked and lo, a great multitude, which none could number, out of every nation, and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palms in their ha
and upon her forehead a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF WHORES AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
And the agent said to me, Why did thou wonder? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns.
concerning his Son who was made from the seed of David according to flesh.