Posts Tagged ‘ Calling ’

VerseD: Acts 20:24

But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Acts 20:24 ESV

Our fullest calling in and greatest meaning to life is to glorify the Father by sharing the gospel of His Son with our fallen world.

VerseD: Ecclesiastes 12:13

The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.
Ecclesiastes 12:13, ESV

Everything is meaningless without God.

And what is the meaning of life and calling for every human?

The two greatest commandments: Love God and love others.

VaerseD: 2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began
2 Timothy 1:9, ESV

All Christians have the same calling: reconciliation with a fallen world through the making of disciples of Christ.

VerseD: 1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
1 Peter 2:9, ESV

God chose us.

His main calling for us?

Matthew 28:18-20. (Look it up!)

VerseD: Matthew 28:19

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit
Matthew 28:19, ESV

“What is my calling?”

Every person has three objectives within the same one major calling in life, and one objective is to lead others to Christ and help them grow in holiness. It is not just your pastor’s job. It is everyone.

Weekend Words & Sunday Stanzas – 10/07/2012

After looking at the Core Facts and Core Values, as well as The Core Mission, it is fitting to have a poem about answering the call to follow God!

here i am/send me

the call has been made
the choice has now come
how to answer the call
go out or stay at home
the choice can be no
to stay safe but not free
when i answer please let me say
Here am I! Send me!

Taken from deeper words for God from a simple man of God by daniel m  klem, page 174.