Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. Psalm 96:6. From the creation and fall of man to the present time, there has been a continual unfolding of the plan of God for the redemption,
Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall. 2 Peter 1:10. In the council of heaven, provision was made that men, though transgressors, should not
But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for
Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard. Proverbs 13:15. The news of man’s fall spread through heaven. Every harp was hushed. The angels cast their crowns from their heads in sorrow. All heaven was in agitation.
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18. Satan fell because of his ambition to be equal with God. He desired to enter into the divine counsels and purposes, from which he was excluded by
But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear. Isaiah 59:2. Evil originated with Lucifer, who rebelled against the government of God. Before his fall
From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the Lord’s name is to be praised. Psalm 113:3. The Bible has little to say in praise of men. Little space is given to recounting the virtues