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Then by His prevenient working within us He moves us to return.

As for Mark, nothing less than God's prevenient grace could explain his presence at Silchester.

After prevenient Grace, however, begins to make itself felt, then the will begins to take part.

There is an infusion from God's will into his will, and now prevenient Grace is changed into operating Grace.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin praevenientem (nominative praeveniens), present participle of praevenire, from prae- (see pre-) + venire "to come" (see venue).

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