OIC. At what point did Cornelius and his household receive prevenient grace?
Sounds very Catholic!
Certiainly, He is able. But He was also able to do that without dying on the cross.
If the natural state of human beings is to be born in separation from fellowship with God, how can we then say that this state does not exist in humans from the time of conception? otherwise what wouldl be the point of baptizing infants and children?
The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off–for all whom the Lord our God will call." Acts2
The word used here for children/offspring is teknois. This is the same word used in Luke when the arrival of the Magi are described finding the teknon Jesus in the house. It is usually used of a toddler. This is also why Herod slew all those boys in Bethlehem two years of age and younger. I know those who espouse "believers baptism’ will say this verse just refers to the descendants of the hearers (once they reach the age of reason), but the language is very specifically referring to young offspring around the age of 2 and younger.