So in the present case I tell you, keep away from these men and let them alone, for z if this plan or this undertaking is of man, it will fail;
but a if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them. You b might even be found opposing God!" So they took his advice,
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Who has spoken and it came to pass, unless the Lord has commanded it?
No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel can avail against the Lord.
Isaiah 8:9 - 10
Be broken, you peoples, and be shattered; give ear, all you far countries; strap on your armor and be shattered; strap on your armor and be shattered.
What do you plot against the Lord ? He will make a complete end; trouble will not rise up a second time.
2 Chronicles 13:12
Behold, God is with us at our head, and his priests with their battle trumpets to sound the call to battle against you. O sons of Israel, do not fight against the Lord, the God of your fathers, for you cannot succeed.
If then God gave the same gift to them as he gave to us when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God's way?