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.
Now without all contradiction the inferior is blessed by the superior:
1 Timothy 3:9
holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.
And He answered them, saying, Because it is granted unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not granted:
Now to Him that is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, (conformable to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret in former times,
1 Corinthians 2:7
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, that hidden wisdom which God ordained before the worlds for our glory:
having made known to us the secret of his will, according to his good pleasure, which He had before purposed in Himself:
that by immediate revelation He made known to me the mystery, (as I wrote before in brief, by which,
and for me particularly, that utterance may be given me, that I may open my mouth with freedom, to make known the mystery of the gospel:
that their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all the riches of a full assurance of understanding in these things, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of our God and Father, and of Christ:
2 Thessalonians 2:7
For the mystery of iniquity is already working, only there is one that hindreth till he be taken out of the way.
And upon her forehead was a name written, "Mystery, Babylon the great, the mother of harlots, and of the abominations of the earth."
1 John 3:5
And ye know that He was manifested, to take away our sins: and in Him there is no sin.
Then he permitted Him. And Jesus as soon as He was baptized came up from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened unto Him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and coming upon Him:
And John testified saying, I saw the Spirit descending like a dove from heaven, and it abode upon Him.
But when the comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, (even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,) He shall testify of me.
And when He comes, He will convince the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgement:
This Jesus hath God raised up from the dead, of which we all are witnesses.
who was of the seed of David according to the flesh,
1 Peter 3:18
As Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that He might introduce us to God) being indeed put to death in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:
1 John 5:6
This is He that came by water and by blood, even Jesus the Messiah; not with water only, but with water and blood: and of this the Spirit beareth witness, for the Spirit is truth.
and Him only shalt thou serve. Then the devil left Him, and behold angels came and attended Him.
and behold, there had been a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descending from heaven, had come and rolled away the stone from the door, and was sitting upon it:
and He was there in the wilderness forty days tempted by Satan, and among the wild beasts: and angels ministred unto Him.
And they went into the sepulchre and saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white robe; and they were affrighted:
and the angel said to them, Be not affrighted; for behold I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people,
And there appeared to Him an angel from heaven strengthening Him.
And while they were in perplexity about it, behold, two men stood by them in shining robes.
one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
And while they were looking stedfastly toward heaven, as He went up, behold two men in white stood by them;
that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly regions;
1 Peter 1:12
to whom it was revealed, that it was not to themselves, but to us they ministered these things, which are now declared unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you, through the holy Spirit sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.
and the glory of thy people Israel."
Then Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:
Then Paul and Barnabas boldly said, It was necessary that the word of God should be first spoken to you; but since ye reject it, and judge not yourselves worthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles:
For there is no difference of Jew and Greek: for He being Lord of all is bountiful to all that call upon Him.
(for He who wrought effectually in Peter as to the apostleship of the circumcision, wrought effectually also in me as to the gentiles:)
which in other generations was not made known to men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; that the Gentiles should be co-heirs,
to whom God would make known the rich glory of this mystery, among the gentiles; which is this, that Christ is in you the hope of glory:
And when they were come, and had gathered the church together, they related what God had done by them, and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles.
which is come unto you, even as in all the world, and is fruitful; as it hath been also among you, from the day in which ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth.
After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no one could number, out of all nations, and tribes, and people, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and with palms in their hands;
Now the Lord, after He had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
And while He was blessing them, He was parted from them, and was carried up into heaven.
What then, if ye should see the Son of man ascending up, where He was before?
who knew that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that He came from God, and was going to God,
and am come into the world: but now I am leaving the world again, and am going to the Father.
and now, O Father, glorify Thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with Thee before the world was made.
The former treatise, O Theophilus, I made concerning all that Jesus undertook both to do and to teach;
Wherefore it is said, "When he ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men."
Who being the refulgence of his glory and the imprest image of his person, and sustaining all things by his powerful word, having by Himself performed the purging away of our sins, sat down at the right hand of the majesty on high.
Now the sum of the things that have been said is this, that we have such an high-priest, who is sat down at the right hand of the throne of the majesty in the heavens;
looking unto Jesus the leader and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
1 Peter 3:22
who is gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, angels and authorities and powers being made subject to Him.