Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.
But, beyond any doubt, it is the inferior that is blessed by the superior.
1 Timothy 3:9
but holding the divine truth of the faith with a clear conscience.
He answered, "You are permitted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but they are not.
To him who can make you strong by the good news I bring and the preaching about Jesus Christ, through the disclosure of the secret kept back for long ages but now revealed,
1 Corinthians 2:7
But it is a mysterious divine wisdom that we impart, hitherto kept secret, and destined by God before the world began for our glory.
He has given us perfect insight into his secret purpose and understanding of it, in following out the design he planned to carry out in Christ,
and how the secret was made known to me by revelation, as I have just briefly written.
and for me, that when I open my lips I may be given a message, so that I may boldly make known the secret of the good news,
that your hearts may be cheered. I want you to be united by love, and to have all the benefit of assured knowledge in coming to know Christ??3 that divine mystery in which all treasures of wisdom and knowledge are to be found.
2 Thessalonians 2:7
For disobedience is already secretly at work, but only until he who is now holding it in check is gotten out of the way.
On her forehead there was written a name that was symbolic: "Mighty Babylon, mother of idolatresses and of earth's abominations."
1 John 3:5
You know that he appeared to take our sins away, and that there is no sin in him.
And when Jesus was baptized, he went right up out of the water, and the heavens opened, and he saw the Spirit of God come down like a dove and light upon him,
When the Helper comes whom I will send to you from the Father??hat Spirit of Truth that comes from the Father??e will bear testimony to me,
When he comes, he will bring conviction to the world about sin and uprightness and judgment;
He is Jesus, whom God raised from the dead, and to whose resurrection we are all witnesses.
about his Son, who was physically descended from David,
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ himself died once for all, for sin, an upright man for unrighteous men, to bring us to God, and was physically put to death, but he was made alive in the Spirit.
1 John 5:6
It was he, Jesus Christ himself, who came in water and in blood; not in water only, but in water and in blood. The Spirit also testifies to this, for the Spirit is truth.
Then the devil left him, and angels came and waited on him.
And there was a great earthquake. For an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and went and rolled the stone back and sat upon it.
And he remained in the desert for forty days, and Satan tried to tempt him there; and he was among the wild animals; but the angels waited on him.
And when they went into the tomb they saw a young man in a white robe sitting at the right, and they were utterly amazed.
The angel said to them, "Do not be frightened, for I bring you good news of a great joy that is to be felt by all the people,
They were in great perplexity over this, when suddenly two men in dazzling clothing stood beside them.
and saw two angels in white sitting where Jesus' body had been, one at his head and one at his feet.
And while they were gazing after him into the sky, two men dressed in white suddenly stood beside them,
so that the many-sided wisdom of God may now through the church be made known to the rulers and authorities in heaven,
1 Peter 1:12
It was disclosed to them that they were serving not themselves but you in dealing with these things, which have now been told you by those who through the holy Spirit sent from heaven brought you the good news; things into which angels long to look!
A light of revelation for the heathen, And a glory to your people Israel!"
Then Peter began and said, "Now I really understand that God shows no partiality,
Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly, and said, "God's message had to be told to you first, but since you thrust it off and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the heathen.
There is no distinction between Jew and Greek for they all have the same Lord, and he is generous to all who call upon him.
(which in past ages was not disclosed to mankind as fully as it has now been revealed through the Spirit to his holy apostles and prophets)
to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.
When they arrived there, they called the church together, and reported how God had worked with them, and how he had opened the way to faith for the heathen.
came among you, to thrive and bear its fruit among you, as it does all over the world, from the time when you first heard about the mercy of God,
After that I saw a great crowd which no one could count from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, wearing white robes, with palm branches in their hands,
So the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was caught up into heaven and took his seat at God's right hand.
And as he was blessing them, he parted from them.
Then what if you see the Son of Man go up where he was before?
I did come from the Father and enter the world. Now I am leaving the world again and going back to the Father."
Now, Father, do such honor to me in your presence as I had done me there before the world existed.
In my first volume, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning
So it says, "When he went up on high, he led a host of captives, And gave gifts to mankind."
He is the reflection of God's glory, and the representation of his being, and bears up the universe by his mighty word. He has effected man's purification from sin, and has taken his seat on high at the right hand of God's Majesty,
Now the main point in what I am saying is this: We have such a high priest as this, and he has taken his seat in heaven at the right hand of God's Majesty,
fixing our eyes upon Jesus, our leader and example in faith, who in place of the happiness that belonged to him, submitted to a cross, caring nothing for its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.
1 Peter 3:22
who has gone to heaven and is at God's right hand, with angels, hierarchies, and powers made subject to him.