I was talking to someone recently about the ability of men to willingly believe the gospel's appeal to be reconciled to God and he made the argument: "People can't just believe the outrageous claims of the gospel without help." (meaning the effectual work of regeneration) So here is my question: Why is an "outrageous" truth impossible to believe while an outrageous lie isn't? For example, why can someone believe Muhammed's lies, but not Jesus' truths? Why can people believe the Koran "without help" but not the Bible? Are lies more powerful than truth? Can someone explain?