The Call Of God

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Jeremiah 35:15

I have sent also unto you all my slaves the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Turn ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and ye shall live in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded;

Psalm 110:3

Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauty of holiness; as the dew which falls from the womb of the morning, thus shall those who are thine be born unto thee.

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord, and as many as were ordained 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 rest with which ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus hath the LORD said, Stand ye in the ways and see and ask for the old paths, where the good way is and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

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.

Zechariah 7:12-14

Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone lest they should hear the law and the words which the LORD of the hosts has sent by his Spirit by the hand of the former prophets; therefore came great wrath from the LORD of the hosts. Therefore it is come to pass that as he cried and they would not hear, so they cried, and I would not hear, saith the LORD of the hosts: but I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the Gentiles whom they did not know. Thus the land was desolate after them that no man passed through nor returned; for they laid the desirable land desolate.

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

Acts 13:46

Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with freedom, said, It was necessary indeed that the word of God should first have been spoken to you; but seeing ye put it from you and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.

Jeremiah 26:4-6

And thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the LORD said: If ye will not hearken to me, to walk in my law, which I have set before you, to hearken to the words of my slaves the prophets, whom I send unto you, rising up early and sending them, unto whom ye have not hearkened, then I will make this house like Shiloh and will give this city as a curse to all the Gentiles of the earth.

The call of God » Effectual to saints

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord, and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Psalm 110:3

Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauty of holiness; as the dew which falls from the womb of the morning, thus shall those who are thine be born unto thee.

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

Proverbs 1:14-32

Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse: My son, do not walk in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: For their feet shall run to evil and make haste to shed blood. read more.
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird. And they lay in wait for their own blood; they ambush their own souls. So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain which takes away the life of those who possess it. 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? 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.

Jeremiah 6:19

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts because they have not hearkened unto my words, and they hated my law.

Jeremiah 6:30

Reprobate silver shall men call them because the LORD has rejected them.

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

Isaiah 6:9

Then he said, Go and tell this people, Hear indeed, but do not understand; and see indeed, but do not perceive.

Acts 28:24-27

And some believed the things which were spoken, and some did not believe. And when they did not agree among themselves, they departed, after Paul had spoken this word, Well spoke the Holy Spirit by Isaiah the prophet unto our fathers, saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see and not perceive; read more.
for the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and should be converted and I should heal them.

Romans 11:8-10

(according as it is written, God has given them the spirit of anguish, eyes with which they do not see and ears with which they do not hear) unto this day. And David says, Let their table be turned into a snare and a net and a stumblingblock and a recompense unto them; Let their eyes be darkened that they may not see, and bow down their back always.

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

Hebrews 2:1-3

Therefore, it is necessary that we with more diligence keep the things which we have heard, so that we do not fall. For if the word spoken by the ministry of angels was steadfast and every rebellion and disobedience received a just recompense of reward, how shall we escape, if we belittle such great saving health? Which, having begun to be published by the Lord, has been confirmed unto us by those that heard him,

Hebrews 12:25

See that you do not refuse him that speaks. For if those who refused him that spoke on earth did not escape, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from the heavens,

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

Romans 9:11

(for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand: not of works, but of him that calls),

Romans 9:23-24

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!

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

Isaiah 66:4

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.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-11

and with all deception of iniquity working in those that perish because they did not receive the charity of the truth, to be saved. Therefore, for this cause, God shall send the operation of error in them, that they should 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 have sent also unto you all my slaves the prophets, rising up early and sending them, saying, Turn ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and do not go after other gods to serve them, and ye shall live in the land which I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear, nor hearkened unto me.

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

Matthew 22:3-7

and sent forth his slaves to call those that were invited to the wedding, and they would not come. Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage. But they made light of it and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise, read more.
and the others took his slaves and entreated them spitefully and slew them. But when the king heard of this, he became angry and sent forth his armies and destroyed those murderers and burned up their city.

The call of God » To man is » Of grace

The call of God » Most reject

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded;

The call of God » Addressed to all

The call of God » By Christ

Isaiah 55:5

Behold, thou shalt call a people that thou knowest not, and Gentiles that did not know thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God and for the Holy One of Israel, for he has honoured thee.

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 forth her maidens; she cries upon the highest places of the city, whosoever is simple, let him turn in here; as for those that lack understanding, , she saith unto him,

The call of God » To man is » Holy

1 Timothy 1:9

knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly sinners, for the evil and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

The call of God » Walk worthy of

The call of God » By his works

Psalm 19:2-3

One day provides a word for the next day, and one night declares wisdom unto the next night. There is no speech nor language, where 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 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.

The call of God » Is from darkness

The call of God » Praise God for

Grace » Is the source of » The call of God