Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
John answered and said, "A man can receive nothing, unless it has been given to him from Heaven.
And the hand of the Lord was with them; and a great number who believed turned to the Lord.
2 Corinthians 3:5
not that we are sufficient of ourselves to reckon anything as from ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God;
make you perfect in every good thing to do His will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to Whom be the glory forever. Amen.
Be not deceived, my beloved brethren.
It has been written in the prophets, 'And they shall all be taught of God.' Every one who heard from the Father, and learned, comes to Me.
but God, being rich in mercy, on account of His great love wherewith He loved us,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord; because God, from the beginning, chose you to salvation, in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of truth;
But, when the kindness and the benevolence of God our Savior appeared,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of out Lord Jesus Christ, Who, according to His abundant mercy, begat us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from among the dead,
"Fear not, little flock; because your Father delighted to give you the Kingdom.
(for, the children being not yet born, nor having done anything good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him Who calleth),
having predestinated us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
For by grace ye have been saved through faith: and this, not of yourselves, it is the gift of God:
2 Thessalonians 1:11
To which end we also pray for you always, that our God may account you worthy of your calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness and work of faith, with power;
2 Timothy 1:9
Who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose, and grace which was given us in Christ Jesus before eternal ages,
So, then, it is not of him that wills, nor of him that runs, but of God Who hath mercy.