Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he spoke, and it came into existence, he issued the decree, and it stood firm.
A person plans his course, but the Lord directs his steps.
There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the Lord which will stand.
There is no wisdom and there is no understanding, and there is no counsel against the Lord.
who announces the end from the beginning and reveals beforehand what has not yet occurred, who says, 'My plan will be realized, I will accomplish what I desire,'
All the inhabitants of the earth are regarded as nothing. He does as he wishes with the army of heaven and with those who inhabit the earth. No one slaps his hand and says to him, 'What have you done?'
For he says to Moses: "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."
In Christ we too have been claimed as God's own possession, since we were predestined according to the one purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go into this or that town and spend a year there and do business and make a profit."
For this reason the sovereign master, the Lord, says: "It will not take place; it will not happen.