Human Inability Another quality eBook from Chapel Library.
“No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him.”
“Coming to Christ” is a very common phrase in Holy Scripture. It is used to express those acts of the soul wherein, leaving at once our self-righteousness and our sins, we fly unto the Lord Jesus Christ, and receive His righteousness to be our covering, and His blood to be our atonement. Coming to Christ, then, embraces in it repentance, self-negation, and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and it sums within itself all those things that are the necessary attendants of these great states of heart—such as the belief of the truth, earnestness of prayer to God, the submission of the soul to the precepts of God’s Gospel, and all those things that accompany the dawn of salvation in the soul.
Coming to Christ is just the one essential thing for a sinner’s salvation. He that cometh not to Christ, do what he may or think what he may, is yet in “the gall of bitterness…