Humble Enough to Recognize His own Plight?

John Hendryx, “Quick Response to the Arminian “Drowning Man” Analogy:”

If you liken the sinner to a drowning man reaching out his hand to God and claim that this needs no merit from which to boast, consider this: You appear to assume from this analogy that the drowning man (the sinner) believes he is drowning (believes he is a sinner) and is actually humble enough to recognize his own plight. But we must ask, are there any sinners who are naturally willing to receive the humbling terms of the gospel?…

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