Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Let men give praise to the Lord for his mercy, and for the wonders which he does for the children of men!
The heaven is high and the earth is deep, and the hearts of kings may not be searched out.
May have strength to see with all the saints how wide and long and high and deep it is,
Or is it nothing to you that God had pity on you, waiting and putting up with you for so long, not seeing that in his pity God's desire is to give you a change of heart?
And to make clear the wealth of his glory to vessels of mercy, which he had before made ready for glory,
In whom we have salvation through his blood, the forgiveness of our sins, through the wealth of his grace,
That in the time to come he might make clear the full wealth of his grace in his mercy to us in Christ Jesus:
To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:
To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
So that their hearts may be comforted, and that being joined together in love, they may come to the full wealth of the certain knowledge of the secret of God, even Christ,
Who does great things outside our knowledge, wonders without number:
Who does great things not to be searched out; yes, wonders without number.
Are you able to take God's measure, to make discovery of the limits of the Ruler of all?
See, these are only the outskirts of his ways; and how small is that which comes to our ears about him! But the thunder of his acts of power is outside all knowledge.
Why do you put forward your cause against him, saying, He gives no answer to any of my words?
Make clear to me what we are to say to him; we are unable to put our cause before him, because of the dark.
Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your judging is like the great deep; O Lord, you give life to man and beast.
O Lord my God, great are the wonders which you have done in your thought for us; it is not possible to put them out in order before you; when I would give an account of them, their number is greater than I may say.
Your way was in the sea, and your road in the great waters; there was no knowledge of your footsteps.
Dark clouds are round him; his kingdom is based on righteousness and right judging.
He has made everything right in its time; but he has made their hearts without knowledge, so that man is unable to see the works of God, from the first to the last.
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?
The deep waters say, It is not in me: and the sea says, It is not with me.
Far off is true existence, and very deep; who may have knowledge of it?
For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
In form the four of them were all the same, they seemed like a wheel inside a wheel.