Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He is wise in heart and mighty in strength -- who has resisted him and remained safe?
for he stretches out his hand against God, and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
Do you have an arm as powerful as God's, and can you thunder with a voice like his?
Does an ax exalt itself over the one who wields it, or a saw magnify itself over the one who cuts with it? As if a scepter should brandish the one who raises it, or a staff should lift up what is not made of wood!
O Lord, you are ready to act, but they don't even notice. They will see and be put to shame by your angry judgment against humankind, yes, fire will consume your enemies.
Whom have you taunted and hurled insults at? At whom have you shouted and looked so arrogantly? At the Holy One of Israel!
One who argues with his creator is in grave danger, one who is like a mere shard among the other shards on the ground! The clay should not say to the potter, "What in the world are you doing? Your work lacks skill!"
Immediately an angel of the Lord struck Herod down because he did not give the glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or are we trying to provoke the Lord to jealousy? Are we really stronger than he is?