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21 Bible Verses about Calling

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1 Corinthians 1:26

For consider, brethren, God's call to you. Not many who are wise with merely human wisdom, not many of position and influence, not many of noble birth have been called.

Romans 10:13

For "every one, without exception, who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved."

Romans 4:17

so that the promise should be made sure to all Abraham's true descendants; not merely to those who are righteous through the Law, but to those who are righteous through a faith like that of Abraham. Thus in the sight of God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and makes reference to things that do not exist, as though they did, Abraham is the forefather of all of us. As it is written, "I have appointed you to be the forefather of many nations."

Luke 5:32

I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners."

Luke 6:46

"And why do you all call me 'Master, Master' and yet not do what I tell you?

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Calling » The lord calling

Galatians 1:15-16

But when He who set me apart even from my birth, and called me by His grace, saw fit to reveal His Son within me in order that I might tell among the Gentiles the Good News concerning Him, at once I did not confer with any human being,

Calling » Those that call on the lord

More verses: Romans 10:12-13

Calling » Calling on the lord

Calling » Those that are called by God

Revelation 19:9

And he said to me, "Write as follows: 'Blessed are those who receive an invitation to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb.'" And he added, still addressing me, "These are truly the words of God."

Romans 8:28-30

Now we know that for those who love God all things are working together for good--for those, I mean, whom with deliberate purpose He has called. For those whom He has known beforehand He has also pre-destined to bear the likeness of His Son, that He might be the Eldest in a vast family of brothers; and those whom He has pre-destined He also has called; and those whom He has called He has also declared free from guilt; and those whom He has declared free from guilt He has also crowned with glory.

Romans 9:20-26

Nay, but who are you, a mere man, that you should cavil against GOD? Shall the thing moulded say to him who moulded it, "Why have you made me thus?" Or has not the potter rightful power over the clay to make out of the same lump one vessel for more honourable and another for less honourable uses? And what if God, while choosing to make manifest the terrors of His anger and to show what is possible with Him, has yet borne with long-forbearing patience with the subjects of His anger who stand ready for destruction, read more.
in order to make known His infinite goodness towards the subjects of His mercy whom He has prepared beforehand for glory, even towards us whom He has called not only from among the Jews but also from among the Gentiles? So also in Hosea He says, "I will call that nation My People which was not My People, and I will call her beloved who was not beloved. And in the place where it was said to them, 'No people of Mine are you,' there shall they be called sons of the everliving God."

1 Corinthians 1:23-24

while we proclaim a Christ who has been crucified--to the Jews a stumbling-block, to Gentiles foolishness, but to those who have received the Call, whether Jews or Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

1 Corinthians 7:22-24

For a Christian, if he was a slave when called, is the Lord's freed man, and in the same way a free man, if called, becomes the slave of Christ. You have all been redeemed at infinite cost: do not become slaves to men. Where each one stood when he was called, there, brethren, let him still stand--close to God.

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

Calling » What not to call someone

Matthew 23:8-10

"As for you, do not accept the title of 'Rabbi,' for one alone is your Teacher, and you are all brothers. And call no one on earth your Father, for One alone is your Father--the Heavenly Father. And do not accept the name of 'leader,' for your Leader is one alone--the Christ.

Acts 10:28

He said to them, "You know better than most that a Jew is strictly forbidden to associate with a Gentile or visit him; but God has taught me to call no one unholy or unclean.

Calling » Many being called

Calling » Not many noble or mighty men being called

1 Corinthians 1:26

For consider, brethren, God's call to you. Not many who are wise with merely human wisdom, not many of position and influence, not many of noble birth have been called.

Calling » The reward for not answering the calls of wisdom

Calling » The reward for not calling on the lord

Calling » The calling of God

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

Calling » Who does not call on the lord

Topics on Calling

Abraham, Calling And Life

Hebrews 11:8

Through faith Abraham, upon being called to leave home and go into a land which he was soon to receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing where he was going to.

Calling In Christ's Name

Acts 9:21

and his hearers were all amazed, and began to ask one another, "Is not this the man who in Jerusalem tried to exterminate those who called upon that Name, and came here on purpose to carry them off in chains to the High Priests?"

Calling, Of Individuals

Hebrews 11:8

Through faith Abraham, upon being called to leave home and go into a land which he was soon to receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing where he was going to.