To those who murmur at the free grace of election and the just severity of
reprobation we answer with the apostle: Nay but, O man, who art thou that
repliest against God? (Rom. 9:20),
and quote the language of our Savior: Is it not lawful for me to do what I
will with mine own? (Matt. 20:15).
And therefore, with holy adoration of these mysteries, we exclaim in the words
of the apostle: O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the
knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing
out! For who hath known the mind of the Lord, or who hath been his counsellor?
or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again? For
of him, and through him, and unto him are all things. To him be the glory for
ever. Amen. (Rom. 11:33–36