The Baptist Catechism 1693 | Questions 10 - 11
10. What are the decrees of God?
The decrees of God are His eternal purpose according to the counsel of His will, whereby, for His own glory, He hath foreordained whatsoever comes to pass (Eph 1:4, 11; Rom 9:22-23; Isa 46:10; Lam 3:37).
11. How doth God execute His decrees?
God executeth His decrees in the works of creation and providence.