9 However, as it is written: "What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived"[1] - the things God has prepared for those who love him-

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:9

Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:6-9

(Read 1 Corinthians 2:6-9)

Those who receive the doctrine of Christ as Divine, and, having been enlightened by the Holy Spirit, have looked well into it, see not only the plain history of Christ, and him crucified, but the deep and admirable designs of Divine wisdom therein. It is the mystery made manifest to the saints, Colossians 1:26, though formerly hid from the heathen world; it was only shown in dark types and distant prophecies, but now is revealed and made known by the Spirit of God. Jesus Christ is the Lord of glory; a title much too great for any creature. There are many things which people would not do, if they knew the wisdom of God in the great work of redemption. There are things God hath prepared for those that love him, and wait for him, which sense cannot discover, no teaching can convey to our ears, nor can it yet enter our hearts. We must take them as they stand in the Scriptures, as God hath been pleased to reveal them to us.

20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Ephesians 3:20

Commentary on Ephesians 3:20-21

(Read Ephesians 3:20-21)

It is proper always to end prayers with praises. Let us expect more, and ask for more, encouraged by what Christ has already done for our souls, being assured that the conversion of sinners, and the comfort of believers, will be to his glory, for ever and ever.