And He, answering, said to them, "Because to you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but to them it has not been given.
And the Anointing which ye received from Him abideth in you, and ye have no need that anyone teach you; but as His Anointing teacheth you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as He taught you, ye abide in Him.
but, as it has been written, "Things which eye saw not, and ear heard not, and that entered not into the heart of man??hatsoever things God prepared for those who love Him";
And Jesus, answering, said to him, "Happy are you, Simon Bar-Jonah; because flesh and blood did not reveal it to you, but My Father Who is in Heaven.
But He said to them, "Not all can receive this saying, but those to whom it has been given;
Now to Him Who is able to establish you, according to my Gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept in silence during eternal ages,
but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery??he hidden wisdom??hich God predestined before the ages for our glory;
But a natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God; for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot know them, because they are spiritually judged.
And ye have an anointing from the Holy One, and ye all know Him.
At that season Jesus, answering, said, "I thank Thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, because Thou didst hide these things from the wise and discerning, and didst reveal them to babes.
And He said to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the Kingdom of God, but to those without all things are done in parables;
And He said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of God; but to the rest in parables; that, seeing, they may not see, and, hearing, they may not understand.
And she had a sister called Mary, who, also seated at the Lord's feet, was hearing His word.
And He said, "For this cause I have said to you, that no one can come to Me, unless it has been given to him of the Father."
If any one wills to do His will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from Myself.
And a certain woman, Lydia by name, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshipped God, was listening, whose heart the Lord opened to attend to the things spoken by Paul.
And these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the Scriptures daily, whether these things were so.
Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For who makes you to differ? And what do you have, that you did not receive? But, if you did receive it, why are you boasting, as if you did not receive it?
And, if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all the mysteries and all knowledge; and, if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing,
Behold, I tell you a mystery: we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
making known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Him,
the eyes of your heart having been enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of His calling, what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
that by revelation was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief;
and on my behalf that utterance may be given to me, in opening my mouth to make known with boldness the mystery of the Gospel,
the mystery which has been hidden from the ages and from the generations, but was now made manifest to His saints;
that their hearts may he comforted, they being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of the understanding, unto the full knowledge of the mystery of God, even Christ,
And, confessedly, great is the mystery of godliness; God was manifested in flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, preached among the gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
But, if any of you is lacking in wisdom, let him ask from God, Who giveth to all liberally, and upbraideth not; and it will be given him;
Be not deceived, my beloved brethren.