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26 Bible Verses about Calling

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Isaiah 5:20

Woe unto those that call evil good and good evil; that put darkness for light and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Romans 4:17

as it is written, As a father of many Gentiles have I placed thee before God, whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which are not as those that are.

Luke 6:46

And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?

From Thematic Bible


Calling » The lord calling

Galatians 1:15-16

But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me that I might preach him among the Gentiles, immediately I did not confer with flesh and blood,

Isaiah 49:1-5

Listen, O isles, unto me, and hearken, ye peoples, from far, The LORD has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother he has remembered my name. And he has made my mouth like a sharp sword; with the shadow of his hand he has covered me, and made me a clean arrow; in his quiver he has kept me. And he said unto me, Thou art my slave, O Israel; in thee I will glory. read more.
But I said, I have laboured in vain; I have spent my strength for nothing, and in vain; yet surely my judgment is before the LORD and my recompense with my God. And now, saith the LORD, he that formed me from the womb to be his slave, so that Jacob might be converted unto him. But if Israel will not be gathered, even so, yet I shall be esteemed in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.

Calling » Those that call on the lord

Jeremiah 29:10-13

For thus hath the LORD said, That after seventy years are accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and quicken my good word upon you to cause you to return to this place. For I know the thoughts that I think concerning you, said the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you the end that you wait for. Then ye shall call upon me, and ye shall walk in my ways and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. read more.
And ye shall seek me, and find me, for ye shall seek me with all your heart.

Joel 2:32

And it shall come to pass that whoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall escape: for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be salvation, as the LORD has said, and in those who are left, to whom the LORD shall have called.

More verses: Romans 10:12-13

Calling » Calling on the lord

1 Chronicles 16:8-9

Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, speak of all his wondrous works.

Psalm 105:1-2

O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him; speak of all his wondrous works.

Isaiah 12:4-6

And in that day ye shall say, Sing unto the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the peoples, remember how his name is exalted. Sing psalms unto the LORD; for he has done excellent things; let this be known in all the earth. Rejoice and sing, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.

Jeremiah 33:2-3

Thus hath said the LORD that makes it, the LORD that forms it to establish it; the LORD is his name; Call unto me, and I will answer thee and show thee great and difficult things, which thou dost not know.

Calling » Those that are called by God

Romans 8:28-30

And we now know that unto those who love God, all things help them unto good, to those who according to the purpose are called to be saints. For unto those whom he knew beforehand, he also marked out beforehand the way that they might be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren. And unto those whom he did mark out beforehand the way, to these he also called; and to whom he called, these he also justified; and to whom he justified, these he also glorified.

Romans 9:20-26

Rather, O man, who art thou to reply against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus? Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour? What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much meekness the vessels of wrath, prepared for death, read more.
and making known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he has prepared unto glory? Even us, whom he has called, not of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles! As he saith also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people, and her beloved, who was not beloved. And it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there shall they be called sons of the living God.

1 Corinthians 1:23-24

but we preach Christ crucified, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness; but unto those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 7:22-24

For he that is called in the Lord, being a slave, is the Lord's freeman; likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's slave. Ye are bought with a price; do not make yourselves the slaves of men. Each one, brothers, in that state in which he was called, let him abide with God.

Calling » The reward for not answering the calls of the lord

Jeremiah 35:17

therefore thus hath the LORD God of the hosts, the God of Israel said; Behold, I bring upon Judah and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that I have pronounced against them: because I spoke unto them, but they did not hear; and I called unto them, but they did not answer.

Isaiah 65:11-15

But ye that forsake the LORD, that forget the mountain of my holiness, that prepare a table unto fortune, and that furnish the drink offering for destiny; I also will destine you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter because when I called, ye did not respond; I spoke, and ye did not hear, but did evil before my eyes and did choose that which displeased me. Therefore thus has the Lord GOD said, Behold, my slaves shall eat, but ye shall be hungry; behold, my slaves shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty; behold, my slaves shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed: read more.
Behold, my slaves shall rejoice by the joy of their heart, but ye shall cry for the sorrow of your heart and shall howl for the destruction of spirit. And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen; for the Lord GOD shall slay thee and call his slaves by another name.

Isaiah 66:1-4

Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where shall remain this house that ye built unto me? and where shall remain this place of my rest? For all these things my hand has made, by my hand has these things been, said the LORD; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit and trembles at my word. He that kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrifices a lamb as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offers an oblation as if he offered swine's blood; he that burns incense as if he blessed iniquity. They have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations. read more.
I also will choose their delusions and will bring their fears upon them because I called, and no one answered; I spoke, and they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes and chose that which displeased me.

Calling » What not to call someone

Matthew 23:8-10

But, as for you, desire not to be called Rabbi, for one is your Master, the Christ; and you are all brothers. And call no one your father upon the earth, for one is your Father, who is in the heavens. Neither be ye called masters, for one is your Master, the Christ.

Acts 10:28

And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an abominable thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company or come unto one of another nation; but God has showed me that I should not call any man common or unclean.

Calling » Many being called

Calling » Not many noble or mighty men being called

Calling » The reward for not answering the calls of wisdom

Proverbs 1:20-32

Wisdom cries without; she utters her voice in the streets: She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge? read more.
Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded; for because ye have disregarded all my counsel and rejected my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes upon you; when what you have feared comes as destruction, and your calamity comes as a whirlwind; when tribulation and anguish come upon you. Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They rejected my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel. For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

Calling » The reward for not calling on the lord

Isaiah 43:16-28

Thus saith the LORD, who makes a way in the sea and a path in the mighty waters; when he brings forth the chariot and horse, the army and the power; they shall fall together, and never rise; they are extinct; they are quenched as wick. Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. read more.
Behold, I will do a new thing; it shall come to light quickly; shall ye not know it? I will again make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls because I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert to give drink to my people, my chosen. This people I have formed for myself; they shall show forth my praise. But thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob; but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel. Thou hast not brought me the animals of thy burnt offerings; neither hast thou honoured me with thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee to serve with an offering, nor wearied thee with incense. Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices, but thou hast made me to serve with thy sins; thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities. I, even I, am he that uproots thy rebellions for mine own sake and will not remember thy sins. Cause me to remember; let us enter into judgment together; declare, thou, that it may be put to thy account. Thy first father sinned, and thy teachers have transgressed against me. Therefore I have profaned the princes of the sanctuary and have set up Jacob as anathema, and Israel as a reproach.

Calling » The calling of God

Calling » Who only calls upon God when they are in trouble

Job 27:8-10

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has stolen much, when God takes away his soul? Will God hear his cry when the tribulation comes upon him? Will he delight himself in the Almighty? Will he always call upon God?

Calling » Who does not call on the lord

Psalm 14:4

The workers of iniquity certainly know this; those who eat up my people as they eat bread and do not call upon the LORD.

Topics on Calling

Abraham, Calling And Life

1;11;31

And Terah took Abram, his son, and Lot, the son of Haran, his son's son, and Sarai, his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife, and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran and dwelt there.

Calling In Christ's Name

44;9;21

But all that heard him were amazed and said, Is not this he that destroyed those who called on this name in Jerusalem and came here for that intent that he might bring them bound unto the princes of the priests?

Calling upon God

1;4;26

And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos. Then men began to call upon the name of the LORD.

Calling, Attitudes Of

49;4;1

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,

Calling, Description Of

58;3;1

Therefore, brethren, saints, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus,

Calling, Of Christians

55;1;9

who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the ages,

Calling, The Goals Of

46;1;9

God is faithful, by whom ye were called into the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

Confidence, God's Calling

45;8;33

Who shall accuse the chosen of God's? God is he that justifies them.

Name Calling

49;4;29

Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good for edification, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.