Wow this is so right on. It may be a little long, but this is what it’s all about. It is about the Holy Spirit regenerating us and bringing us to Christ. We don’t do anything He does it all and gives us salvation. This is a keeper.
This post is an FYI posted under ‘apologetics’. It is called ‘Monergism v. Synergism’ because someone just told me that the Bible teaches BOTH ‘isms’ which is not possible. It’s important because which side we come down on defines how we share Jesus with the lost. Either we merely proclaim that Christ died for our sins (offensive to the unbeliever) and trust God to open hearts to the message, or we try and ‘attract’ people to Christ because they have a natural, came into this world with ability to ‘accept’ Christ. That I happen to agree with the author is purely incidental.
Monergism vs. Synergism
by John Hendryx
If anyone makes the assistance of grace [to believe the gospel] depend on the humility or obedience of man
and does not agree that it is a gift of grace itself that we are obedient and humble,
he contradicts the Apostle who…
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