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 take nothing upon him, unless it be given him from heaven.
And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.
2 Corinthians 3:5
not that we can of ourselves reckon upon any thing as from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God.
make you perfect in every good work, to do his will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Be not therefore deceived, my beloved brethren: for every good gift,
It is written in the prophets, "And they shall all be taught of God." Every one therefore that hath heard and learned from the Father, cometh unto me.
But God being rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith He loved us,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord; because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth:
But when the kindness and love of God our Saviour towards man appeared,
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his abundant mercy hath regenerated us to a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's pleasure to give you the kingdom.
(when the children were not yet born, nor had done either good or evil, that the purpose of God according to his choice might abide, not on account of works, but of Him that calleth,) it was said to her, the elder shall serve the younger:
having before appointed us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ unto Himself, according to the good pleasure of his will;
For by grace ye are saved, through faith: and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God: not by works, that no one may boast:
2 Thessalonians 1:11
Wherefore we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:
2 Timothy 1:9
who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose, and grace bestowed upon us through Christ Jesus, before the world was,
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.