2If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of Godwhich is givenmetoyou-ward:3
How thatbyrevelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote aforein few words,4Whereby , when ye read , ye mayunderstandmyknowledgein the mystery of Christ)
5Whichinotherageswasnot made known unto the sons of men,as it isnowrevealed unto hisholyapostlesandprophetsby the Spirit;6
That the Gentiles should befellowheirs,and of the same body,andpartakers of hispromiseinChristby the gospel:7Whereof I was made a minister,according to the gift of the grace of Godgiven unto meby the effectual working of hispower.8
Unto me, who am less than the least of allsaints,isthisgracegiven , that I should preachamong the Gentiles the unsearchableriches of Christ;9And to makeall men seewhat is the fellowship of the mystery,whichfrom the beginning of the world hath been hidinGod,whocreated all thingsbyJesusChrist:10
To the intent thatnow unto the principalitiesandpowersinheavenly places might be knownby the church the manifoldwisdom of God,11
According to the eternalpurposewhich he purposedinChristJesusourLord:12Inwhom we haveboldnessandaccesswithconfidenceby the faith of him.