II. PROGRESSIVELY, GOD HAS REVEALED HIS WILL
1. God reveals to men what they need to know. 5-9. Men have ever had revealed to them all things necessary for salvation. Other aspects of God's will have been revealed in due season. Things concealed from angels, 1 Peter 1:12; Daniel 12:8-9; John 16:12; 21:18-22; 1 Cor 13:12.
2. What a revelation has been known to us. Verse 6.
3. How humble was Paul despite the high office he filled. Vs 7-8. Pride does not go with high office in God's work. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time, 1 Peter 5:6.