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Mid-Acts or Acts 28? - Part 5

Mid-Acts or Acts 28 - Part 5

The lesson on January 7, 2018 was part 5 of the "Mid-Acts or Acts 28" study.  This lesson studied the Greek word "musterion" which is "mystery" and looked at the first occurrence Matthew 13:11 where we learn there are many mysteries in scripture.  You must always study which mystery from its context and never assume when you read the word mystery as they are all referring to the same thing.  in fact, the mystery in 1 Corinthians 2:7 is an Acts usage of the term compared to the mystery of Ephesians 3:9 which is a post-Acts occurrence.  In the Ephesians Mystery, we learn that it was hid in God vs. the Corinthians mystery is was hid in the Old Testament.  These are two separate mysteries.  We also studied how the Manifestation of Truth found in Romans 1:19; 3:21 and 16:26 are all showing a mystery that was hidden is scripture and revealed during the Acts.  This is not the mystery of Ephesians 3:9.  In Ephesians 3:10, we learn how we are being used to teach principalities and powers in heavenly places the manifold wisdom of God.  Is it possible that these principalities and powers are the source of UFO's?  Wayne talks about the UFO phenomenon and how this may be explained by Ephesians 3:10.  The lesson ended with an emphasis on Romans 16 and how it is the same as Romans 3 and not the same as Ephesian 3.  The scripture reading was from Romans 3:19-22 KJV

"19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God. 20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin. 21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; 22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:"