Rejecting the gospel is a symptom of spiritual blindness—it is…
Rejecting the gospel is a symptom of spiritual blindness—it is a SPIRITUAL condition.
Therefore, “It is not for us to imagine that we can PROVE the truth of Christianity by our own arguments; nobody can PROVE the truth of Christianity except the Holy Spirit, by his own almighty work of renewing the blinded heart.” (J.I. Packer)
People come to faith when the gospel is preached because the Spirit bears witness to it!
“If the Good News we preach is hidden behind a veil, it is hidden only from people who are perishing. Satan, who is the god of this world, has blinded the minds of those who don’t believe.” (2 Corinthians 4:3-4)