Mystery Of Religion Essay

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INTRODUCTION Have you ever read a book or watched a movie or TV show in which the end of the story leaves you in a complete mystery? Isn’t it frustrating to be left hanging on the edge of your seat wondering who the murderer was or what was to be the fate of some individual. I like a good mystery book or movie as long as it unfolds in the end. It isn’t a good movie or book if I’m not kept on the edge of my seat and then at the end it all makes sense. We all have the desire to find out the unknown. Many TV shows will end with, “…to be continued,” hoping we will continue to tune in to their show. But, that’s not exactly what Paul means by the word mystery here in this text. The word mystery was used four times. When Paul uses this word mystery, he does NOT use it in the sense that he knows something which is to be kept a secret, or hidden or unclear. The word as Paul uses in this context means something hidden from people by God until the right moment and…show more content…
[8] To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, [9] and to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things, Paul was chosen by God. His Job was to bring what God had shown him and make it known to everyone. I believe that Paul would reflect on his past and remember that he was only deserving of God’s wrath. He believes that he was not wordy to be a Child of God, and he was just grateful that he was save, but more grateful to be called and apostle. We are taught that Apostle speaks for God so when we read the book of Ephesians we are reading God’s words. Paul preached the unsearchable riches of Christ, to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who crated all
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