God Is Unchangeable
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"May the Lord be praised! He has given rest to His people Israel according to all He has said. Not one of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses has failed.
Every generous act and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights; with Him there is no variation or shadow cast by turning.
Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love is eternal. Give thanks to the God of gods. His love is eternal. Give thanks to the Lord of lords. His love is eternal.read more.
He alone does great wonders. His love is eternal. He made the heavens skillfully. His love is eternal. He spread the land on the waters. His love is eternal. He made the great lights: His love is eternal. the sun to rule by day, His love is eternal. the moon and stars to rule by night. His love is eternal. He struck the firstborn of the Egyptians His love is eternal. and brought Israel out from among them His love is eternal. with a strong hand and outstretched arm. His love is eternal. He divided the Red Sea His love is eternal. and led Israel through, His love is eternal. but hurled Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea. His love is eternal. He led His people in the wilderness. His love is eternal. He struck down great kings His love is eternal. and slaughtered famous kings- His love is eternal. Sihon king of the Amorites His love is eternal. and Og king of Bashan- His love is eternal. and gave their land as an inheritance, His love is eternal. an inheritance to Israel His servant. His love is eternal. He remembered us in our humiliation His love is eternal. and rescued us from our foes. His love is eternal. He gives food to every creature. His love is eternal. Give thanks to the God of heaven! His love is eternal.
Because God wanted to show His unchangeable purpose even more clearly to the heirs of the promise, He guaranteed it with an oath,
God is not a man who lies, or a son of man who changes His mind. Does He speak and not act, or promise and not fulfill?
but He with an oath made by the One who said to Him: The Lord has sworn, and He will not change His mind, You are a priest forever.
The Lord has sworn an oath and will not take it back: "Forever, You are a priest like Melchizedek."
Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom; Your rule is for all generations. The Lord is faithful in all His words and gracious in all His actions.
For I assure you: Until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or one stroke of a letter will pass from the law until all things are accomplished.
since you have been born again-not of perishable seed but of imperishable-through the living and enduring word of God. For All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like a flower of the grass. The grass withers, and the flower drops off, but the word of the Lord endures forever. And this is the word that was preached as the gospel to you.
How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I surrender you, Israel? How can I make you like Admah? How can I treat you like Zeboiim? I have had a change of heart; My compassion is stirred!
Now leave Me alone, so that My anger can burn against them and I can destroy them. Then I will make you into a great nation." But Moses interceded with the Lord his God: "Lord, why does Your anger burn against Your people You brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and a strong hand? Why should the Egyptians say, 'He brought them out with an evil intent to kill them in the mountains and wipe them off the face of the earth'? Turn from Your great anger and change Your mind about this disaster [planned] for Your people.read more.
Remember that You swore to Your servants Abraham, Isaac, and Israel by Yourself and declared to them, 'I will make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and will give your offspring all this land that I have promised, and they will inherit [it] forever.' " So the Lord changed His mind about the disaster He said He would bring on His people.
Then God saw their actions-that they had turned from their evil ways-so God relented from the disaster He had threatened to do to them. And He did not do it.
He prayed to the Lord: "Please, Lord, isn't this what I said while I was still in my own country? That's why I fled toward Tarshish in the first place. I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to become angry, rich in faithful love, and One who relents from [sending] disaster.