Man can avoid conviction by truth, just as he can avoid burning by fire - getting out of its way, refusing contact with it - and no other way. So of the frost, so of the light of the sun, so of the thunder. These may be shunned, but not directly resisted. The truth is just like them.
Taken from the Sermon "The Truth Held in Unrighteousness: Romans 1:18"
from the book Doctrinal Sermons by Ichabod Spencer 1798-1854