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For this cause I, Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles—

if ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me toward you,

how by revelation He made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote before in a few words,

whereby when ye read this, ye may understand my knowledge of the mystery of Christ),

which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto His holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit:

that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ by the Gospel,

for which I was made a minister according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of His power.

Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

and to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ,

10 with the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known through the church the manifold wisdom of God,

11 according to the eternal purpose which He hath purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord,

12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of Him.

13 Therefore, I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which are your glory.

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