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WELCOME TO PAUL, OUR APOSTLE- This is a significant bible resource. It is useful for research on many religious, biblical, moral, spiritual and political issues. [Try our "search box".] A variety of information resources are presented or linked, including some that do not agree with the views of the site administration.Our Bible orientation is "Pauline" and our posts and the posts of visitors on bible subjects should be compared with the Word of God in compliance with Apostle Paul's command in 2 Tim. 2:15- "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." Founded in the year 2000, the site has had hundreds of contributors and thousands of visitors. If you would like to add your comments you are invited to register by clicking SIGN UP at the top of this page. THE MYSTERY "In Eph. 3:1-3 “the dispensation of the grace of God” is specifically called “the mystery” (i.e., secret). It is thus designated for two reasons: 1. It had been “kept secret since the world began, but now,” through Paul, had been “made manifest” (Rom. 16:25). “In other ages” it was “not made known” (Eph. 3:5). Rather, “from the beginning of the world” it had been “hid in God” (Ver. 9), “hid from ages and from generations, but now… made manifest to His saints” (Col. 1:26). 2. It was at the same time the explanation, the key, to all God’s good news, including that which had been proclaimed in ages past. It explained how it was that Abel could be declared righteous by bringing an animal sacrifice, “God testifying of his gifts” (Heb. 11:4), how Noah could become “an heir of… righteousness” by building an ark (Heb. 11:7), how anyone could be saved under the dispensation of the Law, and how it is that we can be saved today by grace through faith alone. Thus we have in Paul’s epistles, not only the gospel [good news] of “the secret” (Eph. 3:1-3), but at the same time, “the secret of the gospel” (Eph. 6:19,20). This great secret, revealed to and through Paul, has rightly been called the capstone of divine revelation, for it concerns God’s eternal purpose in Christ. Through Paul, the chief of sinners saved by grace, God has now made this glorious secret known to us (Eph. 1:9) that we, in turn, might make it known to others (Eph. 3:9)." ---C.R. Stam
We believe in the gospel of the grace of God, as given to Our Apostle Paul by the risen Christ for us today. This is a place to discuss the Mystery and learn what the gospel is for us today.

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