This article considers the meaning of effectual calling to salvation.
This Introduction calls attention to current discussions about the sovereignty of the grace of God displayed in his effectual calling through the gospel and regeneration through the Holy Spirit (monergism). This monergism stands in direct opposition to synergistic views of salvation where man fully participates in his salvation.
How is it possible that people can be converted? Effectual calling is what explains the reality of conversion. This article explains it.