These people were drawn to salvation through the hearing of the Gospel message and the Spirit of God. As a result, many believed and were saved on that day (Acts 2:41). Many struggle with the relationship between God's "drawing" of a person to salvation and the human choice required to believe in Jesus as Lord. read more
Through Jeremiah, God indicates that He is drawing the nation of Israel with "lovingkindness," which means "loyal love" or "covenant loyalty." It is a statement of God's faithfulness underpinned by the unilateral and unconditional covenant made with Abraham; it is a love that is not compulsory. read more
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?