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“And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory” (1 Tim. 3:16).
“And without controversyὁμολογουμένως (homologoumenōs), “agreed upon unanimously”

great is the mysteryμέγα μυστήριον (mega mystērion) “a great hidden truth”

of godlinessεὐσεβείας (eusebeia):  “God-likeness, holy”

God was manifest Θεὸς ἐφανερώθη (Theos phaneroō) “made known”

in the fleshσαρκί (sarx), “human flesh and bones”

justified ἐδικαιώθη (dikaioō) “to declare righteous”

in the Spiritπνεύματι (pneuma), “the Holy Spirit”

seen of angelsἀγγέλοις (aggelos), “angels”

preached – ἐκηρύχθη (kēryssō) “proclaimed”

unto the Gentilesἔθνεσιν  (ethnos), “all non-Jews”

believed ἐπιστεύθη (pisteuōon) “confident of a thing being true”

in the world – κόσμῳ (kosmos), “the physical planet”

received up ἀνελήφθη (analambanō) “to be raised up”

into gloryδόξῃ (doxa). “heaven”

“There is no doubt that the truth about Jesus is hidden from the lost, but that He was God in the flesh, He was declared the Righteous One by the Spirit, His display of sacrificial love was witnessed by the angel, His Gospel was offered to the Gentiles and accepted by many, all before His Ascension back into heaven” (Skip’s paraphrase of 1 Timothy 3:16).




This wonderful faith









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