The Mystery of God in Christ Jesus is a core component of the process God is using to complete the creation of his children. It involves redemption, but it goes deeper than that. It involves numerous people groups over vast amounts of time; past, present, and future. It opens the doorway to the plan God has for all his children, not just Christ’s body of believers. It extends to the chosen descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Israel) as well as to all the Gentiles of the world. When understood fully, it reveals what the Apostle Paul calls the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! (Romans 11:33)
This is the first part in the Discovery Series on the Mystery of God. In order to understand it more thoroughly we must begin by defining it. This includes seeking to understand its scope and how it is characterized.
October 11, 2020
In this second part we dig more into its scope to broaden our understanding of its purpose. Paul, having been the recipient of the mystery of Christ, is now the revealer of this mystery buried in the gospel. To the gospel we’ll go then to broaden our understanding of his work for the people of God.
November 5, 2020
We continue to follow the lead of scripture behind the mystery of God. It’s revealing a common faith that connects the called and chosen in Israel with the called and chosen of the Gentiles.
November 12, 2020
As we continue in part-4 of the mystery of God, we want to delve deeper into the origins of this connection between Israel and the Gentiles. It may seem obvious where this will lead, but let’s let scripture and the Holy Spirit guide us.
November 19, 2020
The goal of Christ’s work is to unite those called in faith; those of the old covenant with those of the new covenant. So is this unified body the final objective, or is there a greater purpose which lies dormant and unobserved?
November 30, 2020
To answer the question of when the mystery of God is fulfilled, we’ll want to focus on several key events that occur as Jesus Christ returns to establish his kingdom on earth.
December 13, 2020
In addition to these articles, be sure to enjoy some details on how God plans to conclude his work in Israel. You’ll find this and much more in my recent book
The Rapture Question – An Unfiltered View
In this seventh article in the series, our focus is on noting the process and methods God is using to achieve the salvation for Israel and Judah. Though Israel and the Jews were put to shame and brought upon themselves correction from the Lord, God’s people will be called to return to him and he will show them mercy and grace as they’ve never seen before. However, although all Israel will be saved, it doesn’t require that they all be saved in the same manner and along the same path.
November 30, 2020