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 taketh away: who will hinder him? Who will say unto him, What doest thou?
If he pass by, and shut up, and call to judgment, who can hinder him?
Behold, he breaketh down, and it is not built again; he shutteth up a man, and there is no opening.
When he giveth quietness, who then will disturb? and when he hideth his face, who shall behold him? and this towards a nation, or towards a man alike;
God is not a man, that he should lie; neither a son of man, that he should repent. Shall he say and not do? and shall he speak and not make it good?
That which is crooked cannot be made straight; and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.
I know that whatever God doeth, it shall be for ever; there is nothing to be added to it, nor anything to be taken from it; and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.
Thou wilt say to me then, Why does he yet find fault? for who resists his purpose?
Every good gift and every perfect gift comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of turning.
But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he pleased.
Whatsoever Jehovah pleased, he hath done in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all deeps;
Many are the thoughts in a man's heart, but the counsel of Jehovah, that doth stand.
Jehovah of hosts hath sworn saying, Assuredly as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, it shall 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;
And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of the heavens, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in himself
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.