The mystery of God made flesh is to be repeated in us. “Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Col. 1:27), is the mystery of the Gospel.
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“Every spirit that confesses not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God.” It does not say that every spirit that openly denies it, but every spirit that does not confess it. Bearing in mind what is meant by confession, we learn from these verses in John’s epistle that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a fact, whether we confess it or not. --Ellet J. Waggoner