[The decrees of God] are immutable and unalterable; they are the mountains of brass, out of which come forth the horses and chariots, the executioners of divine providence; signified by mountains, for their immoveableness, and by mountains of brass, for their greater stability and firmness (Zech. 6:1-8). The decrees of the Medes and Persians, when signed and sealed, were not to be changed or altered: but these are more unchangeable and unalterable than they were: we read of the immutability of the counsel of God, (Heb. 6:17) His purposes and decrees, which, like Himself, are the same today, yesterday, and for ever; without any variableness, or shadow of turning.
"O God, give me the spirit of prayer and the spirit of watching. Work in me to will and to do. Recall to me the delights of piety; and, both in the conception of every good purpose and in the successful execution of it, may I give Thy Spirit all the praise and all the glory." Thomas Chalmers … See MoreSee Less