to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose predestined to occur.
this Man, delivered over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of godless men and put Him to death.
Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things which have not been done, Saying, ‘ My purpose will be established, And I will accomplish all My good pleasure’;
As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive.
“With Him are wisdom and might; To Him belong counsel and understanding.
For the wrath of man shall praise You; With a remnant of wrath You will gird Yourself.
There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the Lord.
Who say, “Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near And come to pass, that we may know it!”
This also comes from the Lord of hosts, Who has made His counsel wonderful and His wisdom great.
Who has directed the Spirit of the Lord, Or as His counselor has informed Him?
But the Lord was pleased To crush Him, putting Him to grief; If He would render Himself as a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, And the good pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.
The Son of Man is to go, just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.”
How then will the Scriptures be fulfilled, which say that it must happen this way?”
For indeed, the Son of Man is going as it has been determined; but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed!”
Now He said to them, “ These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.”
But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.
For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,
In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,
This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, “ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the very corner stone,”