Possessing the Treasure

by Mike Ratliff

οὐδεὶς δύναται ἐλθεῖν πρός με ἐὰν μὴ ὁ πατὴρ ὁ πέμψας με ἑλκύσῃ αὐτόν, κἀγὼ ἀναστήσω αὐτὸν ἐν τῇ ἐσχάτῃ ἡμέρᾳ. (John 6:44 NA28)

No one is able to come to me unless the Father who sent me should draw him, and I will raise him up in the last day. (John 6:44 translated from the NA28 Greek text)

In the last several posts we have been looking at the nature of the unregenerate person prior to salvation and what has to take place in order for that person to respond to the Gospel. To be honest, I was not really prepared for some of the pushback I received on this being that the arguments were so “old” and already dealt with here.  Instead of addressing those arguments myself in this post, I will, instead, post a sermon by C.H. Spurgeon titled “Human Inability” preached March 7…

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