“The demons begged Jesus to let them go into the pigs, and he gave them permission. When the demons came out of the man, they went into the pigs, and the herd rushed down the steep bank into the lake and was drowned.” Luke 8:32-33
Jesus didn’t order the demons into the pigs or order the pigs to drown themselves. He gave permission. Jesus let them make their own choices. Asking God for permission isn’t the same as seeking his will. If we desire the best outcomes, we will seek God’s will, rather than asking him to bless our plans.