I am writing these things to you now, even though I hope to be with you soon,
so that if I can't come for a while, you will know how people must conduct themselves in the household of God. This is the church of the living God, which is the pillar and support of the truth.
Without question, this is the great mystery of our faith: Christ a appeared in the flesh and was shown to be righteous by the Spirit. b He was seen by angels and was announced to the nations. He was believed on in the world and was taken up into heaven. c
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)