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32 Bible Verses about God's Call

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1 Samuel 3:8

Once again, for the third time, the Lord called Samuel. He got up, went to Eli, and said, “Here I am; you called me.”Then Eli understood that the Lord was calling the boy.

Romans 4:17

in God’s sight. As it is written: I have made you the father of many nations. He believed in God, who gives life to the dead and calls things into existence that do not exist.

Psalm 55:16

But I call to God,
and the Lord will save me.

Luke 5:32

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

1 Samuel 3:4

Then the Lord called Samuel, and he answered, “Here I am.”

Romans 9:25

As He also says in Hosea:I will call Not My People, My People,
and she who is Unloved, Beloved.

Acts 10:15

Again, a second time, a voice said to him, “What God has made clean, you must not call common.”

1 Samuel 3:5

He ran to Eli and said, “Here I am; you called me.”“I didn’t call,” Eli replied. “Go back and lie down.” So he went and lay down.

Genesis 3:9

So the Lord God called out to the man and said to him, “Where are you?”

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Isaiah 66:4

So I will choose their punishment,
and I will bring on them what they dread
because I called and no one answered;
I spoke and they didn’t hear;
they did what was evil in My sight
and chose what I didn’t delight in.

Proverbs 1:24

Since I called out and you refused,
extended my hand and no one paid attention,

Psalm 81:11

“But My people did not listen to Me;
Israel did not obey Me.

Isaiah 65:12

I will destine you for the sword,
and all of you will kneel down to be slaughtered,
because I called and you did not answer,
I spoke and you did not hear;
you did what was evil in My sight
and chose what I did not delight in.

Jeremiah 7:13

Now, because you have done all these things”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and because I have spoken to you time and time again but you wouldn’t listen, and I have called to you, but you wouldn’t answer,

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

Proverbs 1:24

Since I called out and you refused,
extended my hand and no one paid attention,

Romans 10:21

But to Israel he says: All day long I have spread out My hands to a disobedient and defiant people.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision

Joshua 24:15

But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship Yahweh.”

Ruth 1:15

Naomi said, “Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law.”

1 Kings 18:21

Then Elijah approached all the people and said, “How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If Yahweh is God, follow Him. But if Baal, follow him.” But the people didn’t answer him a word.

Matthew 27:17

So when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Who is it you want me to release for you—Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Messiah?”

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

Jeremiah 35:15

Time and time again I have sent you all My servants the prophets, proclaiming: Turn, each one from his evil way of life, and correct your actions. Stop following other gods to serve them. Live in the land that I gave you and your ancestors. But you would not pay attention or obey Me.

Matthew 22:3

He sent out his slaves to summon those invited to the banquet, but they didn’t want to come.

Ezekiel 33:11

Tell them: As I live”—the declaration of the Lord God—“I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that the wicked person should turn from his way and live. Repent, repent of your evil ways! Why will you die, house of Israel?

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of

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Jeremiah 1:4

The word of the Lord came to me:

Jonah 1:2

“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because their wickedness has confronted Me.”

Acts 16:10

After he had seen the vision, we immediately made efforts to set out for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to evangelize them.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses

Exodus 28:1

“Have your brother Aaron, with his sons, come to you from the Israelites to serve Me as priest—Aaron, his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Exodus 31:2

“Look, I have appointed by name Bezalel son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.

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

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

Elijah left there and found Elisha son of Shaphat as he was plowing. Twelve teams of oxen were in front of him, and he was with the twelfth team. Elijah walked by him and threw his mantle over him.

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

Numbers 10:29

Moses said to Hobab, son of Moses’ father-in-law Reuel the Midianite: “We’re setting out for the place the Lord promised: ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us, and we will treat you well, for the Lord has promised good things to 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 out other slaves, and said, ‘Tell those who are invited: Look, I’ve prepared my dinner; my oxen and fattened cattle have been slaughtered, and everything is ready. Come to the wedding banquet.’

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

Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you alone are righteous 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 get up and stand on your feet. For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of what you have seen and of what I will reveal to you.

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

Luke 14:17

At the time of the banquet, he sent his slave to tell those who were invited, ‘Come, because everything is now ready.’

Topics on God's Call

Rejection Of God's Call

Isaiah 6:9

And He replied:Go! Say to these people:
Keep listening, but do not understand;
keep looking, but do not perceive.

Responding To God's Call

Genesis 12:1-4

The Call of AbramThe Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land,
your relatives,
and your father’s house
to the land that I will show you.

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