Homilies, Musings, and What-not from a Lutheran Pastor
25 June 2021
Catechesis: Limits of Free Will
However, without the grace, help, and operation of the Holy Spirit a human being cannot become pleasing to God, fear or believe in God with the whole heart, or expel innate evil lusts from the heart. Instead, this happens through the Holy Spirit, who is given through the Word of God.—AC XXVIII:2,3.