"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. Tell us about your earlier predictive oracles, so we may examine them and see how they were fulfilled. Please explain more about why it’s unbiblical to decree and declare. Can a throne of destruction be allied with You,One which devises mischief by decree? What does the Bible say about decreeing and declaring affirmations from the scriptures over our lives? Into the decree of election and reprobation. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV) Romans 1:32 who, knowing the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also approve of those who practice them. 2. Bible critics used to argue that no secular historian of the time mentioned the decree of Caesar Augustus of Luke 2:1. a decree that he prescribed for Joseph when he went throughout the land of Egypt, speaking a language I did not recognize. You are my witnesses! In Acts 2:23 of His "determinate counsel and foreknowledge." I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations. They seek me day after day; they want to know my requirements, like a nation that does what is right and does not reject the law of their God. Yahweh did not decree to blot out the name of Israel from under the heavens, so he saved them by the hand of Jeroboam the son of Jehoash. '", "Ever since the time of your ancestors, you have turned away from my decrees and haven't kept them. "The decrees of God are his eternal, unchangeable, holy, wise, and sovereign purpose, comprehending at once all things that ever were or will be in their causes, conditions, successions, and relations, and determining their certain futurition. But they rebelliously tested the Most High God,for they did not keep His decrees. To decree something generally means to make an official order which is issued by a legal authority; a rule of law usually issued by a head of state, so it has the force of law behind it. You shall teach them the decrees and laws. There was an incident when Peter healed a beggar outside the church in Acts 3. He will not grow dim or be crushed before establishing justice on the earth; the coastlands will wait in anticipation for his decrees.". If an alien dwells with you he will observe the Passover of Yahweh according [to] the decree of the Passover and according [to] its stipulation; thus you will have one decree for you, for the alien and for the native of the land.'" KJV:the king's … NetBible, 95 occurrences in 12 translations, Old Testament (87), Genesis (1), Exodus (2), Numbers (2), Deuteronomy (10), Judges (1), 2 Samuel (1), 2 Kings (1), 1 Chronicles (1), 2 Chronicles (1), Ezra (2), Nehemiah (1), Job (1), Psalm (44), Proverbs (2), Isaiah (10), Jeremiah (1), Ezekiel (3), Zechariah (1), Malachi (2), New Testament (8), Acts (4), Romans (1), Ephesians (1), Colossians (2). having canceled out the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against us, which was hostile to us; and He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross. 'It will be an eternal decree for them. But my words and my decrees, which I commanded my servants the prophets, didn't they overtake your fathers? The sons of Aaron, the priests, will blow on the trumpets; this will be an eternal decree for your generations. ", But that he has raised him from the dead, no more going to return to decay, he has spoken in this way: 'I will give you the reliable divine decrees of David.'. This is a historical narrative. ” (Job 22:28 NKJV) Your words have power. There is no other sheltering rock; I know of none. "This [is] the decree of the law that Yahweh has commanded, saying, 'Speak to the {Israelites} and let them take to you a red heifer without a physical defect, on which a yoke {has not been placed}. The Decrees of God are His eternal purpose, according to His will, whereby He has foreordained whatever comes to pass. "Now these are the commands, decrees, and ordinances that the LORD commanded me to teach you. If his father has no brothers, then you must give his inheritance to his nearest relative from his own clan, and he will take possession of it. International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation. How is the decree of predestination usually divided? The third “decree” in Ezra is that of Artaxerxes in Ezra 7:11-28. Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed; The earth is polluted by its inhabitants,for they have transgressed teachings,overstepped decrees,and broken the everlasting covenant. Turn my heart to Your decreesand not to material gain. Then said Esther, If it please the king, let it be granted to the Jews which are in Shushan to do to morrow also according unto this day's decree, and let Haman's ten sons be hanged upon the gallows. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners. The decree was obviously not a pre-temporal choice of individuals for eternal life, but a part of the blessings and curses that were stipulated in God’s covenant with Israel. That is why this disaster that is evident to this day has happened to you.". Judicial decision, or determination of a litigated cause as a decree of the court of chancery. 1:4; 2 Thess. Oh, how inexhaustible are God's resources and God's wisdom and God's knowledge! “My hand founded and established the earth,And My right hand spread out the heavens;When I call to them, they stand together [in obedience to carry out My decrees]. The modern definition and meaning of declare is based on a misunderstanding of a few scriptures. The grass dries up, the flowers wither, but the decree of our God is forever reliable.". So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not done it of a long time in such sort as it was written. Lest he drink, and forget the decree, And change the judgment of any of the sons of affliction. The decree of God is an inter-Trinitarian agreement, established in eternity past among the members of the Godhead which is designed to reveal the purpose and glory of God. Let them tell us what will happen! Return to me and I'll return to you," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. I have spoken with my lips about all your decrees that you have announced. Also I have made a decree, that whosoever shall alter this word, let timber be pulled down from his house, and being set up, let him be hanged thereon; and let his house be made a dunghill for this. And they attacked the Bible as not presenting valid information.. He hath also stablished them for ever and ever: he hath made a decree which shall not pass. The following is a record of the armed warriors who came with their leaders and joined David in Hebron in order to make David king in Saul's place, in accordance with the Lord's decree: Remember continually his covenantal decree, the promise he made to a thousand generations --. Then they'll say: "Surely this great nation is a wise and discerning people.'. Decree (82 Occurrences) Luke 2:1 Now it happened in those days, that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. It will be as a decree of stipulation for the {Israelites}, just as Yahweh commanded Moses.'". Furthermore, we decree that with respect to any of the priests, descendants of Levi, singers, gatekeepers, Temple Servants, or other servants of this Temple of God, it is not to be lawful to impose any tribute, tax, or toll on them. We do not as yet have the job,but I decree and declare that I do. For he fulfills his decree against me, and many such things are his plans. Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon. The fulfillment of these events is so stunningly remarkable, that it is no surprise that critics of the Bible have made this narrative a special object of their irritation. saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it? Doesn’t it fall under the “decree and declare” category of praying? When we prayerfully decree and declare the Word of God, power is released from heaven in order to manifest biblical promises and blessings in our lives. Now in the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar, on the thirteenth day of the same, when the king's commandment and his decree drew near to be put in execution, in the day that the enemies of the Jews hoped to have power over them, (though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them;). Daniel 4:17 King James Version (KJV). Then Eleazar the priest said to the men of the battle who came from the war, "This [is] the decree of the law that Yahweh commanded Moses. Next, the king stood by the pillar and made a covenant in the presence of the Lord to follow the Lord and to keep His commands, His decrees, and His statutes with all his mind and with all his heart, and to carry out the words of this covenant that were written in this book; all the people agreed to the covenant. Let it be recorded in the laws of Persia and Media, so that it cannot be revoked: Vashti is not to enter King Ahasuerus’s presence, and her royal position is to be given to another woman who is more worthy than she. According to the Bible, Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, was the monarch under whom the Babylonian captivity ended. 37. Solomon dismissed Abiathar from his position as priest of the Lord, fulfilling the decree of judgment the Lord made in Shiloh against the family of Eli. Let those who fear You,those who know Your decrees, turn to me. In Ephesians 1:9 of His "good pleasure." And in every province, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes. It was discovered that this city has had uprisings against kings since ancient times, and there have been rebellions and revolts in it. What is God's decree of election, as it respects men? KAF, Revive me according to your gracious love; and I will keep the decrees that you have proclaimed. At that time come to them hath Tatnai, governor beyond the river, and Shethar-Boznai, and their companions, and thus they are saying to them, 'Who hath made for you a decree this house to build, and this wall to finish?'. 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 (Romans 8:28). Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed; So now, do not mock,or your shackles will become stronger.Indeed, I have heard from the Lord God of Hostsa decree of destruction for the whole land. "I announced events beforehand, I issued the decrees and made the predictions; suddenly I acted and they came to pass. How impossible it is to search into His decrees or trace His footsteps! Not one of these creatures will be missing, none will lack a mate. When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder: I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. I call to You; save me,and I will keep Your decrees. NetBible, 141 occurrences in 12 translations, Old Testament (133), Numbers (14), Deuteronomy (1), 1 Kings (1), 2 Kings (1), 1 Chronicles (3), 2 Chronicles (5), Ezra (20), Esther (18), Job (4), Psalm (13), Proverbs (4), Isaiah (10), Jeremiah (3), Lamentations (2), Daniel (19), Joel (1), Amos (8), Jonah (1), Micah (1), Nahum (1), Zephaniah (1), Malachi (2), New Testament (8), Luke (2), Romans (3), Hebrews (3). He has not dealt with any other nation like this; they never knew his decrees. All the contributions of holiness that the {Israelites} offer to Yahweh I have given to you and your sons and your daughters with you as an eternal decree; it [is] an eternal covenant of salt {before} Yahweh to you and your offspring with you. "But you ask, "How will we return?'. He always remembers his covenantal decree, the promise he made to a thousand generations --. 39. You have sacrificed to other gods! Now you write to the Jews as you see fit, in the king’s name, and seal it with the king’s signet ring; for a decree which is written in the name of the king and sealed with the king’s signet ring may not be revoked.”. Your decrees are my delightand my counselors. I know, LORD, that your decrees are just, and that you have rightfully humbled me. They did not need to depart from their service, for their brothers the Levites had made preparations for them. Yahweh spoke to Aaron, "Behold, I myself have given to you the responsibility of my contributions for all the holy objects of the {Israelites}; I have given them as a portion to you and your sons as an eternal decree. Also he gave him the copy of the writing of the decree that was given at Shushan to destroy them, to shew it unto Esther, and to declare it unto her, and to charge her that she should go in unto the king, to make supplication unto him, and to make request before him for her people. Today we are going to be engaging in decree and declare prayer points. When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth: Many plans are in a man’s heart,but the Lord’s decree will prevail. The Concept of God's Decree in Scripture. But in the first year of Cyrus the king of Babylon [the same] king Cyrus made a decree to … Your decrees are righteous forever.Give me understanding, and I will live. And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small. I issued a decree and a search was conducted. But in the first year of Cyrus the king of Babylon the same king Cyrus made a decree to build this house of God. The sum of Your word is truth [the full meaning of all Your precepts],And every one of Your righteous ordinances endures forever. So the posts that rode upon mules and camels went out, being hastened and pressed on by the king's commandment. The wicked hope to destroy me,but I contemplate Your decrees. In Hebrew, decree means "to divide, separate and destroy. Therefore, issue an order for these men to stop, so that this city will not be rebuilt until a further decree has been pronounced by me. Then we have asked of these elders, thus we have said to them, Who hath made for you a decree this house to build, and this wall to finish? That the decree might be given in every province, a copy of the writing was published to all peoples, that they should be ready against that day. He declares his words to Jacob, his statutes and decrees to Israel. These things will be as a decree of justice for you for your generations in all your dwellings. The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He spoke to them in a pillar of cloud;they kept His decrees and the statutes He gave them. And the gatekeepers [were] at {each gate}. Restore my health and preserve my life.'. all that is by the decree of the God of heaven, let be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven; for why is there wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons? so that you, your children, and your grandchildren may fear the LORD your God. ", The Levites will perform the service of the tent of assembly, and they will bear their guilt, an eternal decree for all your generations. and said, "'I solemnly swear by my own name,' decrees the Lord, 'that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, When they have a dispute, it comes to me and I decide between a man and his neighbor, and I make known the decrees of God and his laws.". You are to observe it according to all its decrees and laws.". NAS uses “decree” for God's law which led to disobedience and death (Colossians 2:14,Colossians 2:14, 2:20). Then the LORD commanded us to observe all these decrees and to fear the LORD our God for our own good, so that he may keep us alive as we are today. And the king's secretaries were called in the first month on the thirteenth day, and [a decree] was issued, according to all that Haman commanded, to the satraps of the king and to the governors who [were] over all the provinces, and to [the] officials of all the people, to each province according to [its own] script and to all people according to their own language; [it was] written in the name of King Ahasuerus and [was] sealed with the king's ring. Q. A. I cling to Your decrees;Lord, do not put me to shame. KJV Dictionary Definition: decree decree. Now this is the copy of the decree which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, learned in the words of the commandments of the Lord and His statutes to Israel: I make a decree, that all they of the people of Israel, and of his priests and Levites, in my realm, which are minded of their own freewill to go up to Jerusalem, go with thee. Give my son Solomon a whole heart to keep and to carry out all Your commands, Your decrees, and Your statutes, and to build the temple for which I have made provision. And the God that hath caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people, that shall put to their hand to alter and to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. Is there any God but me? Something like the immutability of God or His Word is decreed. I, the Lord, am present at the very beginning, and at the very end -- I am the one. Decree that your loyal love and faithfulness should protect him. Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King Darius had sent. Carefully read the scroll of the Lord! I'll place my spirit within you, empowering you to live according to my regulations and to keep my just decrees. It demonstrates God’s sovereign control over all things and over all events in human history. Ezra 5:17. and because all of his decrees remain in my thoughts, I have not turned aside from his statutes. Then they presented the decrees of the king to the king's satraps and to the governors of Trans-Euphrates, who gave help to the people and to the temple of God. O sovereign master, your decrees can give men life; may years of life be restored to me. The one who gathers the ashes of the heifer will wash his garments; he will be unclean until evening. For though I, the Lord who rules over all, planted you in the land, I now decree that disaster will come on you because the nations of Israel and Judah have done evil and have made me angry by offering sacrifices to the god Baal.". They ask me for just decrees; they want to be near God. I saw that even though I had sent unfaithful Israel away for all her adulteries and had given her a divorce decree, her treacherous sister Judah didn't fear, and she, too, committed adultery. The works of His hands are truth and [absolute] justice;All His precepts are sure (established, reliable, trustworthy). Q. Only God can decree something. You are my king, O God! Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure … 1. You have not obeyed the Lord! “For He performs what is appointed for me,And many such decrees are with Him. If you have died with the Messiah to the basic principles of the world, why are you submitting to its decrees as though you still lived in the world? And the king commanded it so to be done: and the decree was given at Shushan; and they hanged Haman's ten sons. Don't be afraid! It is noted further that the “timing” of this decree was in accordance with a prophecy uttered by Jeremiah (Ezra 1:1). Whatever we dont want we have the authority to reject it and whatever we desire we have the authority to bring it to pass. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways. I have given them to you and your sons and your daughters with you as an eternal decree; whoever [is] clean in your house may eat it. He did this to create in himself one new man out of two, thus making peace. When we decree, the decree needs to be based only on Scripture, the will of God. For the Lord has issued the decree, and his own spirit gathers them. “ You will also declare a thing, And it will be established for you; So light will shine on your ways. My persecutors and foes are many.I have not turned from Your decrees. Proverbs 18:21 tells … Bible verses related to Decree from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order . Decree Jacob's deliverance! Job 22:28 - Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be … And the decree was given at Shushan the palace. This [is] a wicked human being's portion from God and the inheritance of his decree from God.". Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers. We find another reference to God’s covenantal decree in Chronicles: He remembers his covenant forever, the promise he made, for a thousand generations, Mark 11:22-23, makes us understand that with our mouth we can have whatsoever we say. "Remember the Law of Moses my servant that I gave him at Horeb for all Israel both the decrees and laws. 38. Listen to me, my people! And in every province, and in every city, whithersoever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a good day. If your sons keep My covenantand My decrees that I will teach them,their sons will also sit on your throne forever.”. NIV refers to God's righteous decree of death for sinners (Romans 1:32). For the Lord's decrees are just, and everything he does is fair. New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. By me kings reign, and rulers make just decrees; Otherwise they drink and forget the law and its decrees,And pervert the rights and justice of all the afflicted. In Romans 8:29 that He also did predestinate. So the Jewish elders continued successfully with the building under the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah son of Iddo. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org, NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. Observe them carefully, because this will show your wisdom and discernment in the eyes of people who'll listen to all these decrees. Hear my voice according to Your [steadfast] lovingkindness;O Lord, renew and refresh me according to Your ordinances. It will be an eternal decree for the {Israelites} and for one who dwells as an alien in their midst. " Who summons the successive generations from the beginning? But they will not receive an inheritance in the midst of the {Israelites}. You came down on Mount Sinai,and spoke to them from heaven.You gave them impartial ordinances, reliable instructions,and good statutes and commands. New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers. And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees for to keep, that were ordained of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem. The Bible records, “And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered” (Luke 2:1). His Decrees do not negate the responsibility of people for their sins, nor does it mean that God is responsible for sin.But, it necessarily is true that God knows all things actual as well as potential and that which exists due to His creative effort. Did I not tell you beforehand and decree it? Use the following 31 Declarations of God’s Word to speak over your life the next 31 days. "This definition reveals more of what happens in the spiritual realm. He will attack the wicked nation, and the nation that helps those who commit sin. The king replied to the Chaldeans, “My command is firm and unchangeable: if you do not reveal to me the [content of the] dream along with its interpretation, you shall be cut into pieces and your houses shall be made a heap of rubbish. when he nullified in his flesh the law of commandments in decrees. You have sinned against the Lord! You are to observe it at this appointed time between the evenings. Don't panic! I have Your decrees as a heritage forever;indeed, they are the joy of my heart. In the first year of Cyrus the king the same Cyrus the king made a decree concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, Let the house be builded, the place where they offered sacrifices, and let the foundations thereof be strongly laid; the height thereof threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof threescore cubits; Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expences be given unto these men, that they be not hindered. Their interpretation of this isthat we can call (decree and declare) things which presently do not exist orrealities not yet realized as though they did. "Let them produce evidence! God has given us authority over all devils and every circumstances. {You as well as the alien} will be {before Yahweh}. According to the king's decree the drinking was not compulsory because the king instructed every steward in his house to serve each individual what he desired. That the decree might be given in every province, a copy of the writing was published to all the peoples, and that the Jews should be ready against that day to avenge themselves on their enemies. For I will issue a decree, I will make my justice a light to the nations. You received the law by decrees given by angels, but you did not obey it. ּרְפְּנֵי֙ NAS:the king's edictsto the king's. The decrees You issue are righteousand altogether trustworthy. Your decrees are very trustworthy, and holiness always befits your house, LORD. I will praise you with an upright heart, as I learn your righteous decrees. Yet he too is wise and he will bring disaster; he does not retract his decree. Keep all his decrees and commandments that I'm giving you every day of your life, so you may live a long time. May he reign forever before God! who commissions Cyrus, the one I appointed as shepherd to carry out all my wishes and to decree concerning Jerusalem, 'She will be rebuilt,' and concerning the temple, 'It will be reconstructed.'". I am Your servant; give me understandingso that I may know Your decrees. Is it Biblical? "Then they repented and said, 'Just as Yahweh of Armies determined to do to us, according to our ways, and according to our practices, so he has dealt with us. By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. I also gave them decrees which were not good and regulations by which they could not live. Whereas, the enemy, hereafter known as Satan and all those under his influence, has conspired to perpetuate a curse against the people in this city and geographic region, including me and my family; Ezra 5:13. Let my soul live that it may praise You,And let Your ordinances help me. They decree against the soul of the righteous, And innocent blood declare wicked. 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