Jacob Arminius taught that conversion requires the Holy Spirit’s enablement to choose salvation:

“[The] act of faith is not in the power of a natural, carnal, sensual, and sinful man, and no one can perform this act except through the grace of God….”

‘The Works of James Arminius, Volume Two’ (Lamp Post Inc., 2015), 73.

What Arminius Taught About Salvation | Part 2