Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
"A man cannot obtain anything," replied John, "unless it has been granted to him from Heaven.
The power of the Lord was with them, and there were a vast number who believed and turned to the Lord.
2 Corinthians 3:5
not that of ourselves we are competent to decide anything by our own reasonings, but our competency comes from God.
fully equip you with every grace that you may need for the doing of His will, producing in us that which will truly please Him through Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory to the Ages of the Ages! Amen.
Do not be deceived, my dearly-loved brethren.
It stands written in the Prophets, 'And they shall all of them be taught by God'. Every one who listens to the Father and learns from Him comes to me.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.
But when the goodness of God our Saviour, and His love to man, dawned upon us, not in consequence of things which we,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who in His great mercy has begotten us anew to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
"Dismiss your fears, little flock: your Father finds a pleasure in giving you the Kingdom.
and even then, though they were not then born and had not done anything either good or evil, yet in order that God's electing purpose might not be frustrated, based, as it was, not on their actions but on the will of Him who called them, she was told,
For He pre-destined us to be adopted by Himself as sons through Jesus Christ--such being His gracious will and pleasure--
For it is by grace that you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves. It is God's gift, and is not on the ground of merit--
2 Thessalonians 1:11
It is with this view also that we continually pray to our God for you, asking that He will count you worthy of His call, and by His mighty power fully gratify your every desire for what is truly good and make your work of faith complete;
2 Timothy 1:9
For He saved us and called us with a holy call, not in accordance with our desserts, but in accordance with His own purpose and the free grace which He bestowed on us in Christ Jesus before the commencement of the Ages,
And from this we learn that everything is dependent not on man's will or endeavour, but upon God who has mercy. For the Scripture said to Pharaoh,