"...until he comes to know that his salvation is utterly beyond his own powers, counsel, endeavours, will, and works, and absolutely depending on the will, counsel, pleasure, and work of another, that is, of God only."
What God said through Isaiah:
"Have you not heard that I determined it long ago? I planned from days of old what I now bring to pass,"
(This passage can be found in the 2 Kings section)