WHAT IS THE MYSTERY?

 

Who Knows About It?

When Will it be Completed?

 

 

This is all the verses in the New Testament that use the word “mystery.”

 

        SCRIPTURE

WHO UNDERSTANDS

  PERSON ORIGIN

WHAT IT IS

TIME ORIGIN

WHEN COMPLETED

Matthew 13:10,11,34,

35

Disciples

Jesus

Kingdom of heaven

From foundation of world

 

Romans 10:1; 11:11,

12,19,25,27,35

Jews and Gentiles

Wisdom/Knowledge of God

Complete forgiveness

of sins

 

When fullness of Jews and Gentiles complete

Romans 16:24-27

All Nations

Power/Wisdom of God

Grace of Lord Jesus

Christ

When world began

 

*1 Corinthians 1:2,17;

2:7,9

Church of God

Wisdom of God

The cross of Christ

Before the world

 

1 Corinthians 1:2;

3:19-4:1,5

Church of God

Foolishness of God

(Greater than Wisdom

of Man)

World, life, death, past, present, and Christ all

belong to Christians

 

When the Lord comes

1 Corinthians 15:50-57

Brethren

 

Christ'ns will raise from death to immortality

 

At the last trumpet

Ephesians 1:1-4,9,10

Faithful in Christ

God's Wisdom and Prudence

Christians will be without blame

Before the foundation of world

Fullness of times when all gathered to Christ

Ephesians 3:3,4,9

Jews and Gentiles

Wisdom of God

Christians have access to riches of Christ

From beginning of world

 

Ephesians 5:30,32

Members of Jesus' Body

 

Christians are one with Christ

 

 

Colossians 1:23,26-28

The Church/Saints

Word of God/Wisdom

Christ, the hope of glory, is in Christians

Before all ages and generations

When Christians are presented to God

Colossians 1:1; 2:2,3

Saints/Faithful

Wisdom of God

Christ'ns risen w/Christ

 

 

Colossians 3:24; 4:3-6

Saints/Faithful Servants of the Lord

Wisdom

Christians will receive the reward of Christ

 

When inheritance given

2 Thess. 2:2-10

The Church

 

Wicked destroyed

 

The day of Christ

1 Timothy 3:15,16

House of God

Godliness

Jesus was resurrected

 

 

Revelation 10:6,7

 

God the Creator of the World

The mystery will be completed

 

At the seventh (last) trumpet

Revelation 17:7-9,14,17

Those both in and not in the Book of Life

Wisdom

Lamb of God shall overcome the beast

From foundation of world

When Word of God fulfilled