No evil comes to pass without his permissive providence, and no good without his ordaining providence to his own ends

Posted: August 13, 2013 by doulos tou Theou in Christianity, Discipleship

“The mystery of God’s providence is a most sublime consideration. It is easy to let our reason run away with itself. It is at a loss when it attempts to search into the eternal decrees of election or the entangled mazes and labyrinths in which the divine providence walks. This knowledge is too wonderful for us. Man can be very confident that God exercises the most accurate providence over him and his affairs. Nothing comes to pass without our heavenly Father. No evil comes to pass without his permissive providence, and no good without his ordaining providence to his own ends.”

– Ezekiel Hopkins

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