Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.
If he puts out his hand to take, by whom may it be turned back? who may say to him, What are you doing?
If he goes on his way, shutting a man up and putting him to death, who may make him go back from his purpose?
Truly, there is no building up of what is pulled down by him; when a man is shut up by him, no one may let him loose.
God is not a man, to say what is false; or the son of man, that his purpose may be changed: what he has said, will he not do? and will he not give effect to the words of his mouth
That which is bent may not be made straight, and that which is not there may not be numbered.
I am certain that whatever God does will be for ever. No addition may be made to it, nothing may be taken from it; and God has done it so that man may be in fear before him.
But you will say to me, Why does he still make us responsible? who is able to go against his purpose?
Every good and true thing is given to us from heaven, coming from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change or any shade made by turning.
But our God is in heaven: he has done whatever was pleasing to him.
The Lord has done whatever was pleasing to him, in heaven, and on the earth, in the seas and in all the deep waters.
A man's heart may be full of designs, but the purpose of the Lord is unchanging.
The Lord has taken an oath, saying, My design will certainly come about, and my purpose will be effected:
Making clear from the first what is to come, and from past times the things which have not so far come about; saying, My purpose is fixed, and I will do all my pleasure;
And all the people of the earth are as nothing: he does his pleasure in the army of heaven and among the people of the earth: and no one is able to keep back his hand, or say to him, What are you doing?
Having made clear to us the secret of his purpose, in agreement with the design which he had in mind, to put into his hands
Take another book and put down in it all the words which were in the first book, which Jehoiakim, king of Judah, put into the fire.