but now made manifest, and through the prophetic Scriptures, according to the commandment of the eternal God, made known to all nations for obedience to the faith:
through Whom we received grace and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations for His name's sake;
the mystery which has been hidden from the ages and from the generations, but was now made manifest to His saints;
going, therefore, disciple ye all the nations, immersing them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
And He said to them, "These are My words which I spake to you, while being yet with you: that all things must be fulfilled, that have been written in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the Psalms, concerning Me."
And the word of God was increasing, and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem was being multiplied exceedingly; a great multitude also of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
Now the passage of the Scripture which he was reading was this: "He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and, as a lamb dumb before its shearer, so He openeth not His mouth.
To Him all the prophets testify, that through His Name every one who believes on Him receives remission of sins."
Speaking boldly, both Paul and Barnabas said, "It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you. Inasmuch as ye thrust it away from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the gentiles;
delivering you from the people and the gentiles, to whom I send you,
Having, therefore, obtained help from God, I have stood to this day, testifying both to small and great, saying nothing, except those things which both the prophets and Moses said would come to pass;
For His invisible things, since the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being perceived by the things that are made, even His everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse:
But now, apart from the law, a righteousness of God has been manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
For whatsoever things were written in former times were written for our instruction, that we through patience and through consolation of the Scriptures may have hope.
For I will venture to speak only of the things which God wrought through me for the obedience of the gentiles, by word and deed,
And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the gentiles through faith, proclaimed beforehand the Gospel to Abraham, saying, "In you shall all the nations be blessed."
making known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Him,
having been built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the chief corner-stone;
Now to the King of the ages, incorruptible, invisible, only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
upon hope of eternal life which God, Who cannot lie, promised before eternal times,
how much more shall the blood of Christ, Who through the Eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
And we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know the True One: and we are in the True One??n His Son Jesus Christ. This is the True God, and eternal life.
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," saith the Lord God, Who is, and Who was, and Who is coming, the Almighty.
And, when I saw Him, I fell at His feet as dead! And He laid His right hand on me, saying, "Fear not; I am the First and the Last,
And I fell down before his feet to worship him. And he says to me, "See that you do it not: I am a fellow-servant of you and of your brethren who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."