Ephesians 6:18-19 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
Great summation, how do I get there?
1+2+3+4+5=15 With very little training summations can be accomplished. Many of us do not even need a piece of paper to work this problem. It is easy for us and perhaps not as easy for others. The more complex the problem the more of a mystery it becomes.
Imagine someone shows you this beautiful pristine beach with shimmering sand and inviting clear blue waters. It is within your desire to be there, so you ask, “How do I get there?” Now his answer comes back, “You must find your own way.” Now is that fair?
I dare say that if you read all of Ephesians you will come to a better understanding of what Paul is saying when he invites you to become a partaker of the mystery of the gospel. I also say that those words do not contain all there is to learn about coming to a knowledge of that mystery.
To all those who say to me, “I read the end of the book. We win.” I ask, “Did you enter the battle?”
1 Timothy 4:15-16 Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.