Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
Giveth not account
How much less may I give an answer to him, using the right words in argument with him?
Because his hand is stretched out against God, and his heart is lifted up against the Ruler of all,
Cursed is he who has an argument with his Maker, the pot which has an argument with the Potter! Will the wet earth say to him who is working with it, What are you doing, that your work has nothing by which it may be gripped?
I have put a net for you, and you have been taken, O Babylon, without your knowledge: you have been uncovered and taken because you were fighting against the Lord.
Will your heart be high or your hands strong in the days when I take you in hand? I the Lord have said it and will do it.
But if it is of God, you will not be able to overcome them, and you are in danger of fighting against God.
And he went down on the earth, and a voice said to him, Saul, Saul, why are you attacking me so cruelly?
1 Corinthians 10:22
Or may we be the cause of envy to the Lord? are we stronger than he?
Giveth not account
Will he who is protesting give teaching to the Ruler of all? Let him who has arguments to put forward against God give an answer.
The secret things are the Lord our God's: but the things which have been made clear are ours and our children's for ever, so that we may do all the words of this law.
Once has God said, twice has it come to my ears, that power is God's:
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?
Have I not the right to do as seems good to me in my house? or is your eye evil, because I am good?
And he said to them, It is not for you to have knowledge of the time and the order of events which the Father has kept in his control.
Who has knowledge of the mind of the Lord? or who has taken part in his purposes?