Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
And he said, Because of this I have said to you that no man is able to come to me, if it is not given to him from my Father.
How can ye believe, who receive glory from each other, and seek not the glory from the only God?
Why do ye not understand my speech? Because ye cannot hear my word.
But although having done so many signs before them, they did not believe in him,
They do not know, nor do they consider. For he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see, and their hearts, that they cannot understand.
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? Then ye also may do good, who are accustomed to do evil.
Ye offspring of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
Because the mentality of the flesh is enmity against God, for it is not submissive to the law of God, for neither is it able.
It is written in the prophets, And they will all be taught of God. Every man who hears from the Father, and having learned, comes to me.
Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to thee, If any man is not begotten from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Jesus having responded at that time, said, I extol thee, O Father, Lord of the heaven and the earth, because thou hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to the childlike.
And having answered, Jesus said to him, Blessed are thou, Simon Bar-jonah, because flesh and blood has not revealed it to thee, but my Father in the heavens.
But God, being rich in mercy, through his great love that he loved us,
Because to you it was granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,
Having been buried with him in immersion, in which also ye were raised together through faith of the working of God, who raised him from the dead.
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, being led astray, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in evil and envy, hateful, hating each other.
And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all men to myself.
Song of Songs 1:4
Draw me, we will run after thee. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in thee. We will make mention of thy love more than of wine. Rightly do they love thee.
LORD appeared of old to me, [saying], Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love. Therefore with loving kindness I have drawn thee.
I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love, and I was to them as those who lift up the yoke on their jaws. And I laid food before them.
And this is the will of the Father who sent me, that of all that he has given me I would not lose from it, but I will raise it up at the last day.