Paul, called to be an apostle to the Gentiles and compelled by the love of Christ, gave his life to the stewardship of God’s grace that had been given to him (Eph. 3:1-2). Amidst persecution, suffering, and imprisonment for the sake of Christ, he continued to proclaim the mystery of the gospel to the known world. But why does he call the gospel a “mystery” in this passage? Wasn’t Christ’s death and resurrection a well-known historical fact? In this sermon, Pastor Dave draws our attention to God’s purposes in redemptive history and explains the mystery of the gospel: both Jew and Gentile alike are “partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel” (Eph. 3:6).
June 27, 2022
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