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 that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in your sight.
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the LORD.
Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is your eye evil, because I am good?
The woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race; and she besought him that he would cast forth the demon out of her daughter.
For he says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself:
1 Kings 17:1
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief.