God's Call

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Romans 11:29

For God's gifts and His call are irrevocable. [He never withdraws them when once they are given, and He does not change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call.]

1 Samuel 3:8

And the Lord called Samuel the third time. And he went to Eli and said, Here I am, for you did call me. Then Eli perceived that the Lord was calling the boy.

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Hebrews 9:15

[Christ, the Messiah] is therefore the Negotiator and Mediator of an [entirely] new agreement (testament, covenant), so that those who are called and offered it may receive the fulfillment of the promised everlasting inheritance -- "since a death has taken place which rescues and delivers and redeems them from the transgressions committed under the [old] first agreement.

Rejection Of God's Call

Isaiah 6:9

And He said, Go and tell this people, Hear and hear continually, but understand not; and see and see continually, but do not apprehend with your mind.

Responding To God's Call

Genesis 12:1-4

Now [in Haran] the Lord said to Abram, Go for yourself [for your own advantage] away from your country, from your relatives and your father's house, to the land that I will show you.

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1 Thessalonians 5:24

Faithful is He Who is calling you [to Himself] and utterly trustworthy, and He will also do it [fulfill His call by hallowing and keeping you].

Romans 10:13

For everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord [invoking Him as Lord] will be saved.

Romans 4:17

As it is written, I have made you the father of many nations. [He was appointed our father] in the sight of God in Whom he believed, Who gives life to the dead and speaks of the nonexistent things that [He has foretold and promised] as if they [already] existed.

Psalm 55:16

As for me, I will call upon God, and the Lord will save me.

1 Corinthians 1:2

To the church (assembly) of God which is in Corinth, to those consecrated and purified and made holy in Christ Jesus, [who are] selected and called to be saints (God's people), together with all those who in any place call upon and give honor to the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:

Luke 5:32

I have not come to arouse and invite and call the righteous, but the erring ones ( those not free from sin) to repentance [ to change their minds for the better and heartily to amend their ways, with abhorrence of their past sins].

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

1 Samuel 3:4

When the Lord called, Samuel! And he answered, Here I am.

Psalm 42:7

[Roaring] deep calls to [roaring] deep at the thunder of Your waterspouts; all Your breakers and Your rolling waves have gone over me.

Romans 9:25

Just as He says in Hosea, Those who were not My people I will call My people, and her who was not beloved [I will call] My beloved.

Acts 10:15

And the voice came to him again a second time, What God has cleansed and pronounced clean, do not you defile and profane by regarding and calling common and unhallowed or unclean.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

With this in view we constantly pray for you, that our God may deem and count you worthy of [your] calling and [His] every gracious purpose of goodness, and with power may complete in [your] every particular work of faith (faith which is that leaning of the whole human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

2 Peter 1:10

Because of this, brethren, be all the more solicitous and eager to make sure (to ratify, to strengthen, to make steadfast) your calling and election; for if you do this, you will never stumble or fall.

1 Samuel 3:5

He ran to Eli and said, Here I am, for you called me. Eli said, I did not call you; lie down again. So he went and lay down.

Genesis 3:9

But the Lord God called to Adam and said to him, Where are you?

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God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Refused by men

Isaiah 66:4

So I also will choose their delusions and mockings, their calamities and afflictions, and I will bring their fears upon them -- "because when I called, no one answered; when I spoke, they did not listen or obey. But they did what was evil in My sight and chose that in which I did not delight.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called and you have refused [to answer], have stretched out my hand and no man has heeded it,

Psalm 81:11

But My people would not hearken to My voice, and Israel would have none of Me.

Isaiah 65:12

I will destine you [says the Lord] for the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter, because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not listen or obey. But you did what was evil in My eyes, and you chose that in which I did not delight.

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because you have done all these things, says the Lord, and [because] when I spoke to you persistently [even rising up early and speaking], you did not listen, and when I called you, you did not answer,

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Divine pleadings

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called and you have refused [to answer], have stretched out my hand and no man has heeded it,

Romans 10:21

But of Israel he says, All day long I have stretched out My hands to a people unyielding and disobedient and self-willed [to a faultfinding, contrary, and contradicting people].

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision

Joshua 24:15

And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

Ruth 1:15

And Naomi said, See, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods; return after your sister-in-law.

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah came near to all the people and said, How long will you halt and limp between two opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him! But if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.

Matthew 27:17

So when they had assembled for this purpose, Pilate said to them, Whom do you want me to set free for you, Barabbas, or Jesus Who is called Christ?

God's Call » divine Call » To repentance and a righteous life

Jeremiah 35:15

I have sent also to you all My servants the prophets earnestly and persistently, saying, Return now every man from his evil way and amend your doings and go not after other gods to serve them; and then you shall dwell in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers. But you did not submit and consent to Me or listen to and obey Me.

Matthew 22:3

And sent his servants to summon those who had been invited to the wedding banquet, but they refused to come.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say to them, As I live, says the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn back, turn back from your evil ways, for why will you die, O house of Israel?

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Revelation 22:17

The [Holy] Spirit and the bride (the church, the true Christians) say, Come! And let him who is listening say, Come! And let everyone come who is thirsty [who is painfully conscious of his need of those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, and strengthened]; and whoever [earnestly] desires to do it, let him come, take, appropriate, and drink the water of Life without cost.

1 Timothy 2:4

Who wishes all men to be saved and [increasingly] to perceive and recognize and discern and know precisely and correctly the [divine] Truth.

Matthew 22:9

So go to the thoroughfares where they leave the city [where the main roads and those from the country end] and invite to the wedding feast as many as you find.

More verses: John 7:37 Romans 10:12

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah

Jeremiah 1:4

Then the word of the Lord came to me [Jeremiah], saying,

Jonah 1:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.

Acts 16:10

And when he had seen the vision, we [including Luke] at once endeavored to go on into Macedonia, confidently inferring that God had called us to proclaim the glad tidings (Gospel) to them.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses

Exodus 28:1

From among the Israelites take your brother Aaron and his sons with him, that he may minister to Me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.

Exodus 31:2

See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come at the three-fold call

Revelation 22:17

The [Holy] Spirit and the bride (the church, the true Christians) say, Come! And let him who is listening say, Come! And let everyone come who is thirsty [who is painfully conscious of his need of those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, and strengthened]; and whoever [earnestly] desires to do it, let him come, take, appropriate, and drink the water of Life without cost.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

So Elijah left there and found Elisha son of Shaphat, whose plowing was being done with twelve yoke of oxen, and he drove the twelfth. Elijah crossed over to him and cast his mantle upon him.

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come to a goodly fellowship

Numbers 10:29

And Moses said to Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law, We are journeying to the place of which the Lord said, I will give it to you. Come with us, and we will do you good, for the Lord has promised good concerning Israel.

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come for rest of soul

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Abraham

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come at the king's urgent invitation

Matthew 22:4

Again he sent other servants, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my banquet; my bullocks and my fat calves are killed, and everything is prepared; come to the wedding feast.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » gideon

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come for a satisfying portion

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come into a place of safety

Genesis 7:1

And the Lord said to Noah, Come with all your household into the ark, for I have seen you to be righteous (upright and in right standing) before Me in this generation.

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come for personal cleansing

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Paul

Acts 26:16

But arise and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared to you for this purpose, that I might appoint you to serve as [My] minister and to bear witness both to what you have seen of Me and to that in which I will appear to you,

God's Call » The comes of God's word » Come to the gospel feast

Luke 14:17

And at the hour for the supper he sent his servant to say to those who had been invited, Come, for all is now ready.