15:8 ? ?God, who knoweth the heart;? <19D902>Psalm 139:2 ? ?understandest my thought afar off.? Of our wants: <400608>Matthew 6:8 ? knoweth what things ye have need of.? Of the least things: <401030>Matthew 10:30 ? ?the very hairs of your head are all numbered.? Of the past: <390316> Malachi 3:16 ? ?book of remembrance.? Of the future: <234609>Isaiah 46:9, 10 ? ?declaring the end from the beginning.? Of men?s future free acts: <234428>Isaiah 44:28 ? ?that saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd and shall perform all my pleasure.? Of men?s future evil acts: <440223>Acts 2:23 ? ?him, being delivered up by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God.? Of the ideally possible:

<092312> 1 Samuel 23:12 ? ?Will the man of Keilah deliver up me and my men into the hands of Saul? And Jehovah said, They will deliver thee up? ( sc . if thou remainest); <401123>Matthew 11:23 ? ?if the mighty works had been done in Sodom which were done in thee, it would have remained.? From eternity: <441518> Acts 15:18 ? ?the Lord, who maketh these things known from of old.? Incomprehensible: <19D906>Psalm 139:6 ? ?Such knowledge is too wonderful for me?; <451133>Romans 11:33 ? ?O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God.? Related to wisdom: <19A424>Psalm 104:24 ? ?In wisdom hast thou made them all?; <490310>Ephesians 3:10 ? ?manifold wisdom of God.?

<180720> Job 7:20 ? ?O thou watcher of men?; <195608>Psalm 56:8 ? ?Thou numberest my wanderings? = my whole life has been, one continuous exile; ?Put thou my tears into thy bottle? the skin bottle of the east ? there are tears enough to fill one; ?Are they not in thy book?? ? no tear has fallen to the ground unnoted ? God has gathered them all. Paul Gerhardt: ?Du zahlst wie oft ein Christe wein?, Und was sein Kummer sei; Kein stilles Thranlein ist so klein, Du hebst und legst es bei.?

<580413> Hebrews 4:13 ? ?there is no creature that is not manifest in his sight, but all things are naked and laid open before the eyes of him with whom we have to do? ? tetrachlisme>na ? with head bent back and neck laid bare, as animals slaughtered in sacrifice, or seized by the throat and thrown on the back, so that the priest might discover whether there was any blemish. Japanese proverb: ?God has forgotten to forget.?

(a) The omniscience of God may be argued from his omnipresence, as well as from his truth or self-knowledge, in which the plan of creation has its eternal ground, and from prophecy, which expresses God?s omniscience.

It is to be remembered that omniscience, as the designation of a relative and transitive attribute, does not include God?s self-knowledge. The term is used in the technical sense of God?s knowledge of all things that pertain to the universe of his creation. H. A. Gordon: ?Light travels faster than

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