praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;
and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
When they had arrived and gathered the church together, they began to report all things that God had done with them and how He had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.
Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.
for a wide door for effective service has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.
Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ and when a door was opened for me in the Lord,
For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles--
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
so that my imprisonment in the cause of Christ has become well known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to everyone else,
for I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,
that is, the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints,
that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,
Brethren, pray for us.
Finally, brethren, pray for us that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified, just as it did also with you;
The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;
for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.
Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a good conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things.
"And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: He who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, and who shuts and no one opens, says this: