Repeating Colossians 1:
the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
27 To 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:
28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching
every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according
to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
We are warned to be
2 Peter 1:
9 But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that
he was purged from his old sins.
the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye
shall never fall:
so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.