— Encouragement from God’s Word
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.
— Ephesians 1:11
I know that thou canst do everything, and that no thought can be withholden from thee.
— Job 42:2 (KJV)
I know that you can do all things; no plan of yours can be thwarted.
— Job 42:2 (NIV)
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: …yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.
— Isaiah 46:10, 11
There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
— Proverbs 19:21 (KJV)
Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.
— Proverbs 19:21 (NIV)
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.
— Proverbs 21:30 (KJV)
There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD.
— Proverbs 21:30 (NIV)
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.
— Psalm 33:10, 11
Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?
— Lamentations 3:37
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 hath purposed, and who shall disannul it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?
— Isaiah 14:24, 27
But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.
— Psalm 115:3
But he [God] is in one mind, and who can turn him? And what his soul desireth, even that he doeth. For he performeth the thing that is appointed for me: and many such things are with him.
— Job 23:13, 14
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