Excerpt from A.W. Pink's "The Sovereignty Of God."
"It has been well said, "The Gospel has lost none of its ancient power. It is, as much today as when it was first preached, 'the power of God unto salvation.' It needs no pity, no help, and no handmaid. It can overcome all obstacles, and break down all barriers. No human device need be tried to prepare the sinner to receive it (marketing methods, entertainment, user-friendly; emphasis mine), for if God has sent it no power can hinder it; and if He has not sent it, no power can make it effectual" (Dr. Bullinger). (pg. 156)
"The work of the Holy Spirit upon or towards men is always "resisted" by them; His work within is always successful. What saith the Scriptures? This: "He which hath begun a good work IN you," will finish it (Phil.1:6)." (pg. 154)
"The Gospel is not an "offer" to be bandied around by evangelical peddlers. The Gospel is no mere invitation but a proclamation, a proclamation, a proclamation concerning Christ; true whether men believe it or not." (pg. 154)