Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;
In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith Jehovah.
is it not lawful for me to do what I will in my own affairs? Is thine eye evil because I am good?
(and the woman was a Greek, Syrophenician by race), and asked him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.
For he says to Moses, I will shew mercy to whom I will shew mercy, and I will feel compassion for whom I will feel compassion.
having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in himself
1 Kings 17:1
And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gilead, said to Ahab, As Jehovah the God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, except by my word.
And he did not there many works of power, because of their unbelief.