this secret
Genesis 41:16
Joseph then answered Pharaoh, saying, "It is not in me; God will give Pharaoh a favorable answer."
Acts 3:12
But when Peter saw [this], he replied to the people, "Men of Israel, why are you amazed at this, or why do you gaze at us, as if by our own power or piety we had made him walk?
1 Corinthians 15:8-12
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and last of all, as to one untimely born, He appeared to me also.
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For I am the least of the apostles, and not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
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But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.
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Whether then [it was] I or they, so we preach and so you believed.
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Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
but
Daniel 2:17
Then Daniel went to his house and informed his friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, about the matter,
Daniel 2:18
so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:49
And Daniel made request of the king, and he appointed Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego over the administration of the province of Babylon, while Daniel [was] at the king's court.
Isaiah 43:3
"For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I have given Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in your place.
Isaiah 43:4
"Since you are precious in My sight, [Since] you are honored and I love you, I will give [other] men in your place and [other] peoples in exchange for your life.
Isaiah 45:4
"For the sake of Jacob My servant, And Israel My chosen [one], I have also called you by your name; I have given you a title of honor Though you have not known Me.
Matthew 24:22
"Unless those days had been cut short, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.
Mark 13:20
"Unless the Lord had shortened [those] days, no life would have been saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom He chose, He shortened the days.
Romans 8:28
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to [His] purpose.
1 Corinthians 3:21-23
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So then let no one boast in men. For all things belong to you,
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whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you,
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and you belong to Christ; and Christ belongs to God.
2 Corinthians 4:15
For all things [are] for your sakes, so that the grace which is spreading to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks to abound to the glory of God.