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10. God seeth all things.--Gen. xvi. 13, And she called the name of the Lord that spake unto her', Thou, God', seest me': for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me' ? Job. xxxiv. 21, 22, His eyes are upon the ways of man', and he seeth all his goings. There is no darkness' nor shadow of death' where the workers' of iniquity' may hide themselves.' Ps. xc. 8, Thou hast set our ini. quities before thee', our secret sins' in the light of thy countenance Prov. xv. 3, The eyes of the

in every place, beholding the evil and the good. Eccles. xii. 14, God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good' or whether it be evil. Jer. xxiii. 24, Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him'? saith the Lord : do not I fill heaven and carth ? saith the Lord. Jer. xxxii. 19, Great in counsell and mighty in work': (for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men': to give every one according to his ways', and according to the fruit of his doings'.) Heb. iv. 13, Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight': but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him' with whom we have to do!

11. Unchangeable. Ps. xxxiii. 11, The counsel of the Lord' standeth for ever', the thoughts of his heart to all generations. Mal. iii. 6, I am the Lord', I change not'; therefore ye sons of Jacob' are not consumed'. James i. 17, Every good gift', and every perfect gift', is from above', and cometh down from

the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness' neither shadow of turning'.

12. Incomprehensible.--Job. v. 9, Which doeth great things' and unsearchable'; marvellous things' without number! Job. xi. 7, Canst thou by searching' find out God'? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection'? Job. xxxvii. 23, Touching the Al. mighty', we cannot find him out': he is excellent in power', and in judgment', and in plenty of justice'; he will not afflict'. Ps. cxlv. 3, Great is the Lord', and greatly to be praised'; and his greatness' is unsearchable'

13. God is the Creator, Disposer, and Governor of all.-1 Sam. ii. 6–9, The Lord killeth, and maketh .alive': he ingeth down to the ave', and bringeth ир".

The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich': he bringeth low' and lifteth up! He raiseth


poor out of the dust', and lifteth up the beggar' from the dunghill', to set them among princes', and to make them inherit the throne of glory': for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them: 1 Chron. xxix, 11, 12, Thine, O Lord, is the greatness', and the power', and the glory, and the victory', and the majesty': for all that is in the heaven', and in the earth' is thine'; thine is the kingdom', O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches' and honour' come of thee, and thou reignest over all'; and in thine hand is power and might'; and in thine hand it is to make great',

and to give strength unto all'. 2 Chron. xx. 6, O Lord God of our fathers', art not thou God in hea. ven'? and rulest not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen' ? and in thine hand' is there not power and might', so that none is able to withstand thee' ? Neh. ix. 6, Thou, even thou,' art Lord alone'; thou hast made heaven', the heaven' of heavens', with all their host', the earth', and all things that are therein', the seas', and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all'; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee'. Ps. xxii. 28, The kingdum' is the Lord's, and he is the governor' among the nations'. Ps. lxxv. 6, 7, Promotion cometh neither from the east,' nor from the west', nor from the south. But God is the judge': he putteth down one', and setteth up another'. Ps. ciii. 19, The Lord hath prepared his throne' in the heavens'; and his kingdom' ruleth over all. Ps. cxxxv. 6, Whatsoever the Lord pleased', that did he in heaven, and in earth', in the seas', and all deep places'. Prov. xvi. 33, The lot is cast into the lap'; but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord. Prov. xxi. 30, There is no wisdom, nor understand. ing', nor counsel', against the Lord. Isa. xiv. 24, 27, The Lord of hosts hath sworn, saying', Surely as I have thought', so shall it come to pass“; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand. For the Lord of hosts hatlı purposed, and who shall disannul it'? and his hand is stretched out', and who shall turn it back'? Isa. xlv. 7, I form the light,' and create darkness'; I make peace', and create evil. I the Lord', do all these things. Jer. x. 16, The Portion of Jacob

is not like them' : for he is the former of all things'; and Israel is the rod of his inheritance': the Lord of hosts' is his name. Dan. iv. 17, This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones'; to the intent that the living may know that the most High' ruleth in the kingdom of men', and giveth it to msoever he will. 35, And he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven', and among the inhabitants of the earth ; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him', What doest thou'? John xv. 16, Ye have not chosen me', but I have chosen you', and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit', and that your fruit should remain'; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name', he may give it you: Rom. ix. 11, 12, (For the children being not yet born', neither having done any good' or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand', not of works but of him that calleth,) It was said unto her', the elder shall serve the younger'; 14, 16, What shall we say then'? Is there unrighteousness with God ? God forbid. For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion' on whom I will have compassion. So then it is not of him that willeth', nor of him that runneth', but of God that sheweth mercy: Rom. viii. 28–30, And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God', to them who are the called according to his purpose. For whom he did foreknow', he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son', that he might

be the first-born' among many brethren. Moreover, whom he did predestinate', them he also called'; and whom he called', them he also justified'; and whom he justified', them he also glorified: 2 Thes. fi. 13, We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren', beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to sal through sanctification of the Spirit', and belief of the truth'. Eph. i. 4, 5, 11, According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world', that we should be holy, and without blame' before him in love! Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself,' according to the good pleasure of his will. In whom also we have obtained an inheritance', being predestinated according to the purpose of him' who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will.' 2 Tim. i. 9, Who hath saved us', and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works', but according to his own purpose and grace', which was given us in Christ Jesus' before the world began. 1 Pet. i. 2, Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father', through sanctification of the Spirit', unto obedience' and sprinkling of the blood' of Jesus Christ': Grace unto you', and peace, be multiplied. 2 Pet. i. 10, Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure'; for if ye do these things', ye shall never fall.


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