The “Mystery” of Christ

“For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles – if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for you, that by revelation the divine secret was made known to me, as I wrote before briefly. When reading this, you will be able to understand my insight into this secret of Christ” (Ephesians 3:1-4 NET).

What is this “secret” or “mystery” (ESV) of Christ? When we read the word “mystery” various ideas may spring to mind. We might think of something “mysterious.” We might think about the mystery novels we have read, where a puzzle in the form of a series of events had to be solved. Continue reading “The “Mystery” of Christ”