25 (A)[a]To him now that is of power to establish you according to my Gospel, and preaching of Jesus Christ, (B)by the revelation of the [b]mystery, which was kept secret since the world began:

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  1. Romans 16:25 He setteth forth the power and wisdom of God with great thanksgiving, which especially appears in the Gospel, and maketh mention also of the calling of the Gentiles to confirm the Romans in the hope of this salvation.
  2. Romans 16:25 That secret and hidden thing, that is to say, the calling of the Gentiles.

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

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10 But is now made manifest by that appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality unto [a]light through the Gospel.

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  1. 2 Timothy 1:10 Hath caused life and immortality to appear.

Unto the [a]hope of eternal life, which God that cannot lie, hath [b]promised before the (A)[c]world began:

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  1. Titus 1:2 Hope is the end of faith.
  2. Titus 1:2 Freely, and of his mere liberality.
  3. Titus 1:2 See 2 Tim. 1:9.

20 [a]Which was (A)ordained before the [b]foundation of the world, but was declared in the last times for your sakes,

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  1. 1 Peter 1:20 The taking away of an objection: what was done to the world before that Christ was sent into the world? was there no holiness before, and was there no Church? The Apostle answereth, that Christ was ordained and appointed to redeem and deliver mankind, before that mankind was: much less was there any Church without him before his coming into the flesh: yet we are happiest above the rest, to whom Christ was exhibited indeed, in this that he having suffered and overcome death for us, doth now most effectually work in us by the virtue of his Spirit, to create in us faith, hope, and charity.
  2. 1 Peter 1:20 From everlasting.