This article explains the doctrine of irresistible grace.
To get a grasp on irresistible grace one must understand the nature of sin. Sin is both contradiction of and resistance to God. So irresistible grace means God doing for man what man cannot do for himself. This is what the article explains.
This is the fifth article in a series on the five points of Calvinism. This article looks at irresistible grace. This doctrine is important because it shows that salvation does not depend on the free will of man, but on the sovereign grace of God. God brings the sinner to trust in Christ, giving him the will through the Holy Spirit to respond to the calling of the gospel.