Among the several evangelistic studies we’ve produced and used, one presents a chart to show that every move that man makes is but a response to God’s prior initiative.

Hearing and believing are responses to God’s speaking, his Word. “Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.”

Repentance is a response to God’s holiness. Think of Isaiah’s cry of unclean lips or Peter’s request that Jesus remove himself since he was a sinner. Continue reading