So when God wanted to make the unchanging nature of His purpose very clear to the heirs of the promise, He guaranteed it with an oath.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 110:4
The LORD has sworn and will not change His mind: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."
Many plans are in a man's heart, but the purpose of the LORD will prevail.
In Him we were also chosen as God's own, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything by the counsel of His will,
Thus by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope set before us may be strongly encouraged.
By faith he dwelt in the promised land as a stranger in a foreign country. He lived in tents, as did Isaac and Jacob, who were heirs with him of the same promise.
Chapter Outline1. He exhorts not to fall back from the faith;
11. but to be steadfast,
12. diligent, and patient to wait upon God;
13. because God is most sure in his promise.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Song of Solomon 5:1
1 Peter 1:3
Hebrews 11:7, 9
1 Peter 3:7
Job 23:13, 14
Isaiah 14:24, 26, 27
Isaiah 54:9, 10
Jeremiah 33:20, 21, 25, 26
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