Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.
Behold, he seizeth the prey , who can hinder him? Who will say unto him, What doest thou?
If he pass through, and shut up, And all unto judgment, then who can hinder him?
Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again; He shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.
When he giveth quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? Alike whether it be done unto a nation, or unto a man:
God is not a man, that he should lie, Neither the son of man, that he should repent: Hath he said, and will he not do it? Or hath he spoken, and will he not make it good?
That which is crooked cannot be made straight; and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.
I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor anything taken from it; and God hath done it, that men should fear before him.
Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he still find fault? For who withstandeth his will?
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, neither shadow that is cast by turning.
But our God is in the heavens: He hath done whatsoever he pleased.
Whatsoever Jehovah pleased, that hath he done, In heaven and in earth, in the seas and in all deeps;
There are many devices in a man's heart; But the counsel of Jehovah, that shall stand.
Jehovah 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 things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;
And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
making known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him
Take thee again another roll, and write in it all the former words that were in the first roll, which Jehoiakim the king of Judah hath burned.