The Call Of God

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Jeremiah 35:15

I've sent you all my servants, the prophets, sending them again and again. I've said, "Each of you turn from his evil behavior and make your deeds right. Don't follow other gods to serve them. Then you will remain in the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you haven't paid attention and you haven't obeyed me.

Proverbs 1:24

"Because I called out to you and you refused to respond I appealed, but no one paid attention

Psalm 110:3

Your soldiers are willing volunteers on your day of battle; in majestic holiness, from the womb, from the dawn, the dew of your youth belongs to you.

Acts 13:48

When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

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The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Temporal judgments

Isaiah 28:12

to whom he said, "This is the resting place, so give rest to the weary"' and, "This is the place of repose" - but they would not listen.

Jeremiah 6:16

This is what the LORD says: "Stand beside the roads and watch. Ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is. Walk in it and find rest for yourselves. But they said, "We won't walk in it!'

Jeremiah 35:17

Therefore, this is what the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel says: "Look, I'm bringing on Judah and all the residents of Jerusalem all the disaster that I pronounced against them, because I spoke to them, but they didn't listen, and I called out to them, but they didn't answer."'"

Zechariah 7:12-14

They made their hearts hard like a diamond, to keep from obeying the Law and the messages that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies sent by his Spirit through the former prophets. Therefore, just as when I cried out and they would not listen, so also they will cry out, and I will not listen,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "I will scatter them to all of the nations, which they have not known.'" Now the earth was left desolate after them. As a result, no one came or went because they had turned a pleasant land into a desert.

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Withdrawal of the means of grace

Acts 13:46

Then Paul and Barnabas boldly declared, "We had to speak God's word to you first, but since you reject it and consider yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we are now going to turn to the gentiles.

Jeremiah 26:4-6

Say to them, "This is what the LORD says: "If you don't listen to me to follow my Law which I've set before you, and listen to the words of my servants, the prophets, whom I've sent to you over and over but you wouldn't listen then I'll make this house like Shiloh and make this city into a curse to all the nations of the earth.'"'"

The call of God » Effectual to saints

Acts 13:48

When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

Psalm 110:3

Your soldiers are willing volunteers on your day of battle; in majestic holiness, from the womb, from the dawn, the dew of your youth belongs to you.

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Rejection by God

Proverbs 1:14-32

Throw your lot in with us, and all of us will have one purse." My son, do not go along with them, and keep your feet away from their paths! For they run toward evil; these enticers shed blood without hesitation. read more.
Look, it is useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds, but these people lie in wait for their own blood. They ambush only themselves. Such is the way of all those who seek illicit gain it takes away the lives of those who possess it. Wisdom cries out in the street; she raises her voice in the public squares. She calls out at the busiest part of the noisy streets, and at the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words: "You naive ones, how long will you love naivety And how long will scoffers delight in scoffing or fools hate knowledge?" Return to my correction! Look, I will pour out my spirit on you, and I will make my words known to you. "Because I called out to you and you refused to respond I appealed, but no one paid attention because you neglected all my advice and did not want my correction, I will laugh at your calamity. I will mock when what you fear comes, when what you dread comes like a storm, and your calamity comes on like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you. "Then they will call out to me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently, but they will not find me. "Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD; they did not want my advice, and they rejected all my correction. They will eat the fruit of their way, and they will be filled with their own devices. Indeed, the waywardness of the naive will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Jeremiah 6:19

Listen, earth! I'm about to bring calamity on this people, on the fruit of their plans, because they didn't listen to my words and they rejected my instruction.

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Judicial blindness

Isaiah 6:9

"Go!" he responded. "Tell this people: ""Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.'

Acts 28:24-27

From morning until evening, he continued to explain the kingdom of God to them, trying to convince them about Jesus from the Law of Moses and the Prophets. Some of them were convinced by what he said, but others wouldn't believe. They disagreed with one another as they were leaving, so Paul added this statement: "The Holy Spirit was so right when he spoke to your ancestors through the prophet Isaiah! He said, "Go to this people and say, "You will listen and listen but never understand, and you will look and look but never see! read more.
For this people's minds have become stupid, and their ears can barely hear, and they have shut their eyes so that they may never see with their eyes, and listen with their ears, and understand with their heart and turn and let me heal them."'

Romans 11:8-10

As it is written, "To this day God has put them into deep sleep. Their eyes do not see, and their ears do not hear." And David says, "Let their table become a snare and a trap, a stumbling block and a punishment for them. Let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see, and keep their backs forever bent."

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Condemnation

Hebrews 2:1-3

For this reason we must pay closer attention to the things we have heard, or we may drift away, because if the message spoken by angels was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience received its just punishment, how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

Hebrews 12:25

See to it that you do not ignore the one who is speaking. For if the hearers did not escape when they ignored the one who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we turn away from the one who is from heaven!

The call of God » To man is » According to the purpose of God

Romans 9:11

Yet before their children had been born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's plan of election might continue to operate

Romans 9:23-24

Can't he also reveal his glorious riches to the objects of his mercy that he has prepared ahead of time for glory including us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but from the gentiles as well?

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Delusion

Isaiah 66:4

Therefore I, too, will choose harsh treatment for them, and will bring upon them what they dread. For when I called, no one answered; when I spoke, they didn't listen; but they did what I consider to be evil, and chose what doesn't please me."

2 Thessalonians 2:10-11

and every type of evil to deceive those who are dying, those who refused to love the truth that would save them. For this reason, God will send them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie.

The call of God » To man is » To peace

The call of God » To man is » To the eternal glory of Christ

The call of God » By his ministers

Jeremiah 35:15

I've sent you all my servants, the prophets, sending them again and again. I've said, "Each of you turn from his evil behavior and make your deeds right. Don't follow other gods to serve them. Then you will remain in the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you haven't paid attention and you haven't obeyed me.

The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Destruction

Matthew 22:3-7

He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the wedding, but they refused to come. So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"' But they paid no attention to this and went away, one to his farm, another to his business. read more.
The rest grabbed the king's servants, treated them brutally, and then killed them. Then the king became outraged. He sent his troops, and they destroyed those murderers and burned their city.

The call of God » To man is » Of grace

The call of God » Most reject

Proverbs 1:24

"Because I called out to you and you refused to respond I appealed, but no one paid attention

Matthew 20:16

"In the same way, the last will be first, and the first will be last, because many are called, but few are chosen."

The call of God » Addressed to all

Matthew 20:16

"In the same way, the last will be first, and the first will be last, because many are called, but few are chosen."

The call of God » By Christ

Isaiah 55:5

"Look! You will call a nation that you do not know, and a nation that does not know you will run to you, because of the LORD your God, even the Holy One of Israel, for he has glorified you."

The call of God » By his gospel

The call of God » To man is » To holiness

The call of God » To man is » To fellowship with Christ

The call of God » To man is » High

The call of God » By his spirit

The call of God » Blessedness of receiving

The call of God » To man is » To eternal life

The call of God » To man is » To liberty

The call of God » Illustrated

Proverbs 9:3-4

She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city, "Let whoever is naive, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says,

The call of God » To man is » Holy

1 Timothy 1:9

that is, if he understands that the Law is not intended for righteous people but for lawbreakers and rebels, for ungodly people and sinners, for those who are unholy and irreverent, for those who kill their fathers, their mothers, or other people,

The call of God » Walk worthy of

The call of God » By his works

Psalm 19:2-3

Day after day they pour forth speech, night after night they reveal knowledge. There is no speech nor are there words their voice is not heard

The call of God » To man is » To glory and virtue

The call of God » To man is » Heavenly

The call of God » Partakers of, justified

Romans 8:30

And those whom he predestined, he also called; and those whom he called, he also justified; and those whom he justified he also glorified.

The call of God » Is from darkness

The call of God » Praise God for

Grace » Is the source of » The call of God

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