And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
 

3:9 fellowship. Genuine spiritual fellowship thus should be enjoyed by all to whom has now been revealed the great truth of creation—that God has always had a wonderful creative purpose for all His people, whether Jew or Gentile.

3:9 created all things. Here, as in many other passages (e.g., John 1:1-3; Colossians 1:16-7; Hebrews 1:2), it is revealed that God the Creator is identical with Jesus Christ, who is God incarnate (John 1:14). Note that all things were both created by Jesus Christ and made by Jesus Christ (John 1:3)—that is, called into being out of nothing and then organized into complex, complete forms of being, each perfect for its particular purpose.


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