100 Bible Verses about Irresistible Grace

John 6:44 ESV / 58 helpful votes

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.

John 6:37 ESV / 44 helpful votes

All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.

Acts 16:14 ESV / 34 helpful votes

One who heard us was a woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple goods, who was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 33 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Romans 8:29-30 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Acts 13:48 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

2 Timothy 1:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Titus 2:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people,

John 3:16 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Acts 7:51 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you.

John 12:32 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”

James 1:18 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

John 3:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Revelation 22:17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price.

Ephesians 2:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

John 15:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Colossians 2:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,

1 Corinthians 15:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me.

1 Peter 1:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

John 5:24 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Ephesians 4:30 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

Romans 9:18-19 ESV / 13 helpful votes

So then he has mercy on whomever he wills, and he hardens whomever he wills. You will say to me then, “Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?”

Romans 1:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Matthew 23:37 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Titus 3:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Philippians 1:29 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake,

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 6:65 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.”

John 5:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to whom he will.

John 1:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

James 4:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 2:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—

Romans 11:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace.

Romans 9:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.

Romans 8:30 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Romans 8:29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Romans 6:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

1 Timothy 4:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 3:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

Acts 16:31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

Acts 15:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.”

John 10:27-29 ESV / 9 helpful votes

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.

John 3:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

John 3:3-5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

1 John 5:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

1 John 5:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.

Hebrews 2:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.

1 Thessalonians 1:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,

Romans 5:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

Romans 3:20-24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin. But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it— the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

John 6:44-45 ESV / 8 helpful votes

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day. It is written in the Prophets, ‘And they will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me—

John 1:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:12-13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Psalm 115:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.

Psalm 110:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Your people will offer themselves freely on the day of your power, in holy garments; from the womb of the morning, the dew of your youth will be yours.

James 2:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But you have dishonored the poor man. Are not the rich the ones who oppress you, and the ones who drag you into court?

Romans 9:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You will say to me then, “Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?”

Romans 8:32 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?

Romans 5:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But the free gift is not like the trespass. For if many died through one man's trespass, much more have the grace of God and the free gift by the grace of that one man Jesus Christ abounded for many.

Acts 9:1-43 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. Now as he went on his way, he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. And falling to the ground he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” And he said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. ...

John 8:24 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.”

John 5:40 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.

Mark 16:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Mark 16:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Revelation 22:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all. Amen.

1 John 2:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.

1 John 2:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

2 Peter 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

1 Peter 5:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

1 Peter 4:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

1 Peter 3:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,

1 Peter 1:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

2 Timothy 2:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus,

1 Timothy 2:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior,

2 Thessalonians 2:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 3:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

Ephesians 4:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

Ephesians 3:3-5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

How the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. When you read this, you can perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ, which was not made known to the sons of men in other generations as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit.

Ephesians 1:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

2 Corinthians 12:8-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

John 3:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

John answered, “A person cannot receive even one thing unless it is given him from heaven.

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