" . . .the Most High is sovereign over the kingdoms of men and gives them to anyone he wishes." (Daniel 4:31)
"He changes times and seasons; he sets up kings and deposes them. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning."
"Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails." (Proverbs 19:21)
"There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the LORD." (Proverbs 21:30)
" The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it." (Psalm 24:1)