"What can we say, Your Excellency?" Judah replied. "How can we explain this or justify ourselves? God has discovered the sin of your servants, and now we've become slaves to you, Your Excellency, both we and the one in whose possession the cup has been discovered."
wouldn't God find out since he knows the secrets of the heart?
He made everything appropriate in its time. He also placed eternity within them yet, no person can fully comprehend what God is doing from beginning to end.
I saw all of it as the activity of God. Frankly, a human being cannot understand what happens on earth, because however hard a man works to discover it, he will not find out. Despite what he thinks he knows, he will not be able to figure it out.
This is what the LORD says: "What did your ancestors find wrong with me that they left me, and pursued worthless things, and so they became worthless?
"But if you won't do so, look out! You will be sinning against the LORD. Be certain of this, that your sin will catch up to you!
Whoever walks in integrity lives prudently, but whoever perverts his way of life will be exposed.
He flatters himself too much to discover his transgression and hate it.
"If a thief is found while breaking into a house, and is struck down and dies, it is not a capital crime in that case,
Your hand will find all your enemies, your right hand will find those who hate you.
"Far be it from me to do this," Joseph responded. "The man in whose possession the cup was discovered will be my slave, but the rest of you may leave in peace to be with your father."
Then Herod secretly called together the wise men, found out from them the time the star had appeared,
Herod flew into a rage when he learned that he had been tricked by the wise men, so he ordered the execution of all the male children in Bethlehem and all its neighboring regions, who were two years old and younger, according to the time that he had determined from the wise men.
I, too, have carefully investigated everything from the beginning and have decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
"Look at this," says the Teacher. "Linking one thing to another, I reached this conclusion:
they told him, "Teacher, this woman has been caught in the very act of adultery.
1 Corinthians 4:19
But I will come to you soon if it's the Lord's will. Then I'll discover not only what these arrogant people are saying but also what power they have,