Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the type of him that was to come: but yet the damage of the fall does not exactly correspond to the advantages of the divine favour: for tho' through the fall of one, mankind became mortal, yet this is greatly over-ballanced by the favour and bounty of God, in the benevolence of one man, Jesus Christ, to all mankind.
It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it:
that the manifold wisdom of God, in ordering his heavenly kingdom, might by his church be now made known, to princes and magistrates,
the son of man does not abstain from eating and drinking, and they cry there's a glutton, and a sot, a friend of publicans and sinners: "but wisdom is justified by her children."
O the depth of the divine goodness, wisdom, and contrivance! how impenetrable are his decrees, and his ways past finding out!
1 Corinthians 1:19
for it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent."
1 Corinthians 2:7
but we explain that mysterious plan of divine wisdom, which God had contriv'd before the ages, for our glory:
in whom are reserv'd all the treasures of wd om and knowledge.
to God only wise, our saviour, be glory, magnificence, power, and empire, both now and for ever.
saying with a loud voice, "worthy is the lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing."