Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:
declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
But if he determines something, who can turn him? His soul desired it, and he did it.
The LORD brings the counsel of the Gentiles to nought; he makes the devices of the peoples of no effect.
O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.
There are many thoughts in the heart of man; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD shall stand.
There is no wisdom nor intelligence nor counsel against the LORD.
The anger of the LORD shall not return until he has executed and until he has performed the thoughts of his heart: in the last of the days ye shall understand it with understanding.
For I know the thoughts that I think concerning you, said the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you the end that you wait for.
Mem Who shall he be that saith that something comes which the Lord has not sent?
At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and understanding and hast revealed them unto children.
to do that which thy hand and thy counsel had determined beforehand must be done.
having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself,