"NO MAN CAN COME TO ME UNLESS THE FATHER draw him."
"As the Christian now LOVES God 'because he first loved" him (1Jo 4:19), so he SOUGHT Christ, BECAUSE CHRIST FIRST SOUGHT him (LUKE 19:10). BEFORE CHRIST SEEKS US, WE ARE ALL WELL content to lie FAST ASLEEP IN THE DEVIL'S arms. And THEREFORE DOES THE Lord say, "I am found by those that SOUGHT me not" (ISAIAH 65:1). WHEN THE SPIRIT FIRST APPLIES THE WORD of Conviction he finds the souls of all men as the ANGEL FOUND THE world in ZECHARIAH 1:11; ALL THE EARTH sitter still , and is at rest." What a strange SILENCE and MIDNIGHT stillness there is AMONG the unsaved! THERE IS NONE THAT SEEKETH AFTER God" (ROMANS 3:11).