1 For this reason, I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles—
Follows The Will of Christ
2 you have heard, haven’t you, about the administration of God’s grace that he gave to me for you? 3 The mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have briefly written above. 4 By reading this you are able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ. 5 This was not made known to people in other generations as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit: 6The Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same body, and partners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
Preaches the Message of Christ
7 I was made a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace that was given to me by the working of his power.
Knows The Grace Of Christ
8 This grace was given to me—the least of all the saints—to proclaim to the Gentiles theincalculable riches of Christ, 9 and to shed light for all about the administration of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things.
Proclaims the Good News of Christ
10 This is so that God’s multi-faceted wisdom may now be made known through the church to the rulers and authorities in the heavens. 11 This is according to his eternal purpose accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Encourages The Church of Christ
12 In him we have boldness and confident access through faith in him. 13 So then I ask you not to be discouraged over my afflictions on your behalf, for they are your glory.