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 he is of one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desires, even that he does.
The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect.
O LORD, how great are your works! and your thoughts are very deep.
There are many plans in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he has executed, and till he has performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days you shall consider it perfectly.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
Who is he that says, and it comes to pass, when the Lord commands it not?
At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes.
To do whatsoever your hand and your counsel determined before to be done.
Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself: