Authority, Belonging To God
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And said, O LORD God of our fathers, are not you God in heaven? and rule you not over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in your hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand you?
I know that you can do everything, and that no thought can be withheld from you.
For the LORD of hosts has purposed, and who shall annul it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?
Yea, before the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall hinder it?
Woe unto him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What do you make? or of your work, He has no hands?
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can restrain his hand, or say unto him, What do you?
You will say then unto me, Why does he yet find fault? For who has resisted his will? Nay but, O man, who are you that replies against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why have you made me thus? Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?
In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his own will: