And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing,
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
But their minds were hardened; for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted, because it is removed in Christ.
At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.
on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.
Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ and when a door was opened for me in the Lord,
For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
in whose case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving so that they might not see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.
for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, with which I have been entrusted.