Testament Verses regarding "Mysteries"
Greek Word mustērion
meaning "a Mystery" is defined as ... "a hidden
secret thing, a riddle, a religious secret, a hidden agenda, the real story confided only to the initiated
and not to ordinary people, a mystic or hidden sense, a metaphor,
an allusion to an OT saying, an image or form seen in a vision or
a dream." The word appears once each in Matthew, Mark, and
Luke, four times in Revelation, and twenty times in the epistles.
answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know
the Mysteries of
the Kingdom of Heaven, but to them it is not given.
he (Jesus) said to them, "You (the 12 apostles) have been
given the Mystery of the
Kingdom of God, but to those, the ones outside, everything is
given in parables ... so that seeing, they may see and not perceive,
and hearing, they may hear but not understand."
was saying, to you it is given to know the Mysteries
of the Kingdom of God, but to others in parables; that seeing
they might not see, and hearing, they might not understand.
Mystery of the Seven Stars that you saw on my
Right and the Seven Golden Lampstands ... The Seven Stars are
Messengers of the Seven Assemblies, and The Lampstands are The
Seven Seven Assemblies.
the Days of the Voice of the Seventh Angel when he intends to
trumpet, and would be completed in Time The
Mystery of God ... like he proclaimed to his
Slaves the Prophets.
on her Forehead a Name having been written ... a Mystery
... Babylon The Great, The Mother of the Prostitutes
... and of the Abominations of the Earth.
Angel said to me, Why did you marvel? I will tell you The
Mystery of the Woman and of the Beast ...
would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery,
lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness
in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles
be come in.
him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel,
and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation
of the mystery, which
was kept secret since the world began.
speak the wisdom of God in a mystery,
even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world
unto our glory:
a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards
of the mysteries of God.
I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries,
and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could
remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
the one speaking in a tongue, not to men but speaking to God;
for no one hears, but in spirit he speaks mysteries.
I show you a mystery, We
shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.
made known unto us the mystery
of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed
that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery;
as I wrote afore in few words,
when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery
to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery,
which from the beginning of the world has been hid in God, who
created all things by Jesus Christ:
is a great mystery, but
I speak concerning Christ and the Assembly.
for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my
mouth boldly, to make known the Mystery
of the Gospel
the mystery which has been
hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest
to his saints
whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of
this mystery among the Gentiles;
which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love,
and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding,
to the acknowledgement of the mystery
of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
praying also for us, that God would open to us a door of utterance,
to speak the mystery of
Christ, for which I am also in bonds
the mystery of iniquity
does already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he
be taken out of the way.
the mystery of the faith
in a pure conscience.
without controversy great is the mystery
of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the
Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed
on in the world, received up into glory.