No one can come to me, unless the Father, who hath sent me, draw him, and I will raise him up at the last day.
and He said,) therefore I told you, that no one can come unto me except it be given him from my Father.
And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, shall draw all men unto me.
And upon this occasion Jesus opened his mouth and said, "I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and knowing, and hast revealed them to babes:
O race of vipers, how can ye speak good things, who are yourselves so wicked? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.
And Jesus replied and said unto him, Blessed art thou Simon son of Jonas, for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily verily I tell thee, Unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
How can ye believe, who receive applause from each other, and the glory which is from God only, ye seek not?
And this is the will of the Father who sent me, that of all that He hath given me, I should lose none, but should raise them up at the last day.
It is written in the prophets, "And they shall all be taught of God." Every one therefore that hath heard and learned from the Father, cometh unto me.
But though He had done so many miracles before their eyes, yet they did not believe on Him:
because the carnal mind is an enemy to God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be:
But God being rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith He loved us,
For to you it is granted as a favor from Christ, not only to believe on Him, but also to suffer for his sake:
being buried with Him in baptism, wherein also ye are raised together with Him, through faith in the power of God, who raised Him from the dead.
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, going astray, enslaved to various disorderly appetites and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.