|Chapter X. Of Effectual Calling|
II. This effectual call is of God's free and special grace alone, not from anything at all foreseen in man [i], who is altogether passive therein, until, being quickened and renewed by the Holy Spirit [k], he is thereby enabled to answer this call, and to embrace the grace offered and conveyed in it [l].
III. Elect infants, dying in infancy, are regenerated, and saved by Christ, through the Spirit [m], who works when, and where, and how He pleases [n]: so also are all other elect persons who are incapable of being outwardly called by the ministry of the Word [o].
IV. Others, not elected, although they may be called by the ministry of the Word [p], and may have some common operations of the Spirit [q], yet they never truly come unto Christ, and therefore cannot be saved [r]: much less can men, not professing the Christian religion, be saved in any other way whatsoever, be they never so diligent to frame their lives according to the light of nature, and the laws of that religion they do profess [s]. And to assert and maintain that they may, is very pernicious, and to be detested [t].
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