The Mystery of the Gospel

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67722Al Mohler:

The essential content of Christian preaching, Paul says, is the mystery of the gospel. He writes that the preaching of the Word of God is seen in “the mystery which has been hidden from the past ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints” (Col. 1:26). A mystery? All around Asia Minor and the ancient world at this time, there were mystery religions and mystery cults, and there were some who thought, especially from the Roman perspective, that Christianity was just another one of them. After all, it had its mystery. And Paul said, “Guilty as charged.” Yet this is not a mystery of esoteric knowledge. This is not a gnosticism of elitist intellectuals. No, this is a mystery that was hidden by God until it could be publicly revealed in the incarnation of Jesus Christ, in His death, burial, and resurrection…

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One Response to “The Mystery of the Gospel”

  1. What is the mystery hidden since the beginning of time? Yes, the Gospel but it is the PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP with God that is the full hidden mystery. Christ in us – the Hope of Glory…How clearly Paul spelt it out in Cols. 3. That’s why after the Cross Pentecost had to come. God the Holy Spirit now the living Lord upon the earth…in us. Wow! The Light of Christ in this broken world is now supposed to shine from us. (our lives our living our normal life!?) Thank you for your post.

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