No one can come to Me, unless the Father Who sent Me draw him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
And He said, "For this cause I have said to you, that no one can come to Me, unless it has been given to him of the Father."
and I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself."
At that season Jesus, answering, said, "I thank Thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, because Thou didst hide these things from the wise and discerning, and didst reveal them to babes.
"Broods of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being yourselves evil? For, out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.
And Jesus, answering, said to him, "Happy are you, Simon Bar-Jonah; because flesh and blood did not reveal it to you, but My Father Who is in Heaven.
Jesus answered, and said to him, "Verily, verily, I say to you, unless one be born anew, he cannot see the Kingdom of God."
How can ye believe, who receive glory from one another, and the glory which is from God only ye seek not?
And this is the will of Him Who sent Me, that of all that He hath given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day.
It has been written in the prophets, 'And they shall all be taught of God.' Every one who heard from the Father, and learned, comes to Me.
But, though He had done so many signs before them, they were not believing on Him;
because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither, indeed, can it be;
but God, being rich in mercy, on account of His great love wherewith He loved us,
but to you it was granted as a favor in behalf of Christ, not only to believe on Him, but in His behalf to suffer also;
having been buried with Him in your immersion, in which ye were also raised with Him through faith in the working of God, Who raised Him from the dead;
For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving manifold desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.