(c) <181405>Job 14:5 ? ?Seeing his days are determined, The number of his months is with thee And thou hast determined his bounds that he cannot pass?
<432119> John 21:19 ? ?this he spake, signifying of what manner of death he should glorify God?
(e) Good acts: <234428>Isaiah 44:28 ? ?that saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd and shall perform all my pleasure, even saying of Jerusalem, She shall be built; and of the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid?: <490210>Ephesians 2:10 ? ?For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God afore prepared that we should walk in them? Evil acts: <015020>Genesis 50:20 ? ?as for you, ye meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive?; <111215>1 Kings 12:15 ? ?So the king hearkened not unto the people, for it was a thing brought about of Jehovah?; 24 ? ?for this thing is of me?; <422222>Luke 22:22 ? ?For the Son of man indeed goeth, as it hath been determined: but woe unto that man through whom he is betrayed? <440223>Acts 2:23 ? ?him, being delivered up by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye by the hand of lawless men did crucify and slay?; 4:27, 28 ? ?of a truth in this city against thy holy Servant Jesus, whom thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, were gathered together, to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel foreordained to come to pass?; <450917>Romans 9:17 ? ?For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, For this very purpose did I raise thee up, that I might show in thee my power?; <600208>1 Peter 2:8 ? ?They stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed?;
<661717> Revelation 17:17 ? ?For God did put in their hearts to do his mind, and to come to one mind, and to give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God should be accomplished?
<460207> 1 Corinthians 2:7 ? ?the wisdom which hath been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds unto our glory?; <490310>Ephesians 3:10, 11 ? ?manifold wisdom of God, according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord.? Ephesians 1 is a pean in praise of God?s decrees.
(b) The greatest decree of all is the decree to give the world to Christ.
<190207> Psalm 2:7, 8 ? ?I will tell of the decree:? I will give thee the nations for thine inheritance?; cf. verse 5 ? ?I have set my king upon my holy hill of Zion?; <461525>1 Corinthians 15:25 ? ?he must reign, till he hath put all his enemies under his feet.?
(c) This decree we are to convert into our decree; God?s will is to be executed through our wills. <503512>Philippians 2:12, 13 ? ?work out your on salvation
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