Paul, an apostle-- not from men or by man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead--
But as it is written: What no eye has seen and no ear has heard, and what has never come into a man's heart, is what God has prepared for those who love Him.
Now God has revealed them to us by the Spirit, for the Spirit searches everything, even the deep things of God.
For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: on the night when He was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took bread,
Now brothers, I want to clarify for you the gospel I proclaimed to you; you received it and have taken your stand on it.
You are also saved by it, if you hold to the message I proclaimed to you-- unless you believed to no purpose.
For I passed on to you as most important what I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
The mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have briefly written above.
By reading this you are able to understand my insight about the mystery of the Messiah.
This was not made known to people in other generations as it is now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit:
the Gentiles are co-heirs, members of the same body, and partners of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
I was made a servant of this [gospel] by the gift of God's grace that was given to me by the working of His power.
This grace was given to me-- the least of all the saints!-- to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah,