Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the word of the cross is
foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
Now when Pharaoh had let the people go, God did not lead them by the way of the land of the Philistines, even though it was near; for God said, “
The people might change their minds when they see war, and return to Egypt.”
“Tell the sons of Israel to turn back and camp before
Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea; you shall camp in front of Baal-zephon, opposite it, by the sea.
The Lord said to Joshua, “See, I have given Jericho into your hand, with
its king and the valiant warriors.
The Lord said to Gideon, “The people who are with you are too many for Me to give Midian into their hands,
for Israel would become boastful, saying, ‘My own power has delivered me.’
He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, so he
reached out and took it and killed a thousand men with it.
1 Samuel 17:40
He took his stick in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook, and put them in the shepherd’s bag which he had, even in his pouch, and
his sling was in his hand; and he approached the Philistine.
1 Kings 20:14
Ahab said, “By whom?” So he said, “Thus says the Lord, ‘By the young men of the rulers of the provinces.’” Then he said, “Who shall
begin the battle?” And he answered, “You.”
said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel saying, ‘ Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord of hosts.
The Lord also will
save the tents of Judah first, so that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem will not be magnified above Judah.
Oh, the depth of
the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!
The Lord knows the thoughts of man, That they are a mere breath.