Why God Did Things

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Exodus 18:8

Moses told his father-in-law all the Lord had done to Pharaoh and the Egyptians for Israel's sake and all the hardships that had come upon them by the way and how the Lord delivered them.

Exodus 9:16

But for this very purpose have I let you live, that I might show you My power, and that My name may be declared throughout all the earth.

Romans 9:17

For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, I have raised you up for this very purpose of displaying My power in [dealing with] you, so that My name may be proclaimed the whole world over.

Ezekiel 40:4

And the man said to me, Son of man, look with your eyes and hear with your ears and set your heart and mind on all that I will show you, for you are brought here that I may show them to you. Declare all that you see to the house of Israel.

Matthew 13:13

This is the reason that I speak to them in parables: because having the power of seeing, they do not see; and having the power of hearing, they do not hear, nor do they grasp and understand.

Mark 1:38

And He said to them, Let us be going on into the neighboring country towns, that I may preach there also; for that is why I came out.

John 10:17

For this [reason] the Father loves Me, because I lay down My [own] life -- "to take it back again.

1 John 3:8

[But] he who commits sin [who practices evildoing] is of the devil [takes his character from the evil one], for the devil has sinned (violated the divine law) from the beginning. The reason the Son of God was made manifest (visible) was to undo (destroy, loosen, and dissolve) the works the devil [has done].

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