"Which of the two did his father's will?" "The first," they said. Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!
2 Samuel 19:27
Ziba slandered your servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is like the Angel of God, so do whatever you think best.
and answered the king, "If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor with you, send me to Judah and to the city where my ancestors are buried, so that I may rebuild it."
Then the king told Haman, "The money and people are given to you to do with as you see fit."
As for me, here I am in your hands; do to me what you think is good and right.
Then a warrior king will arise; he will rule a vast realm and do whatever he wants.
The king of the North who comes against him will do whatever he wants, and no one can oppose him. He will establish himself in the beautiful landwith total destruction in his hand.
"Then the king will do whatever he wants. He will exalt and magnify himself above every god, and he will say outrageous things against the God of gods. He will be successful until the time of wrath is completed, because what has been decreed will be accomplished.
But I tell you that Elijah really has come, and they did to him whatever they wanted, just as it is written about him."
The Devil said to Him, "I will give You their splendor and all this authority, because it has been given over to me, and I can give it to anyone I want.
and released the one they were asking for, who had been thrown into prison for rebellion and murder. But he handed Jesus over to their will.
who were born, not of blood, or of the will of the flesh, or of the will of man, but of God.
So then it does not depend on human will or effort, but on God who shows mercy.