Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hast thou not heard long ago, how I have done it; and of ancient times, that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste defenced cities into ruinous heaps.
O Assyrian, rod and staff of my anger, in thy hand have I placed my indignation.
I form the light and create darkness; I make peace and create evil: I am the LORD that does all this.
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 as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God thought it out unto good, to bring to pass that which we see this day, to give life to many people.
Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, with thy sword;
Surely the wrath of man shall cause praise to come unto thee; the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.
Shall the shofar be blown in the city and the people not be afraid? Shall there be any evil in the city which the LORD has not done?
him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken and by wicked hands have crucified and slain,
For of a truth against thy holy servant Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together (in this city),
1 Peter 2:8
and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to those who stumble at the word, not obeying in that for which they were ordained.
For there are certain men crept in unawares without fear or reverence of God, who from beforehand have been ordained unto this condemnation, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness and denying God who alone has dominion, and our Lord Jesus, the Christ.