He was manifested in the flesh. A reference to the Incarnation, with a hint at Christ’s preexistence.
vindicated by the Spirit. A reference to Christ’s resurrection (Rom. 1:4).
proclaimed among the nations. See “The Authentication of Scripture” at 2 Cor. 4:6.
taken up in glory. A reference to Christ’s exaltation to the right hand of God (Acts 7:56).