(A)The Lord has made everything for its purpose,
    even (B)the wicked for the day of trouble.

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The Lord works out everything to its proper end(A)
    even the wicked for a day of disaster.(B)

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(A)“A stone of stumbling,
    and a rock of offense.”

They stumble because they disobey the word, (B)as they were destined to do.

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“A stone that causes people to stumble
    and a rock that makes them fall.”[a](A)

They stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for.(B)

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  1. 1 Peter 2:8 Isaiah 8:14