The Call Of God

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Jeremiah 35:15

And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, {I have sent them over and over again}, {saying}, 'Turn back please each one from his evil way, and amend your deeds, and you must not go after other gods to serve them, {so that you may live} on the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you did not incline your ear and you did not listen to me.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I called out and you refused me, I stretched out my hand, yet there is none who heeds.

Psalm 110:3

Your people {will volunteer} in the day of your power. In holy splendor, from [the] womb of [the] dawn, you will have the dew of your youth.

Acts 13:48

And [when] the Gentiles heard [this], they began to rejoice and to glorify the word of the Lord. And all those who were designated for eternal life believed.

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

Isaiah 28:12

to whom he has said, "This [is] rest; give rest to the weary; and this [is] repose"; yet they were not willing to hear.

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says Yahweh: "Stand at [the] roads and look, and ask for [the] ancient paths, where the way of the good [is], and walk in it, and find rest for your inner selves. But they said, 'We will not walk [in it].'

Jeremiah 35:17

{Therefore} thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, the God of Israel, "Look, I [am] going to bring to Judah and to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem every disaster that I have spoken against them, because I have spoken to them and they have not listened, and I have called to them and they have not answered." '"

Zechariah 7:12-14

{They made their hearts adamant} in order not to hear the law and the words that Yahweh of hosts had sent by his spirit through the former prophets; [therefore] great wrath came from Yahweh of hosts. 'Thus, just as I called and they would not hear, so they will call and I will not hear,' says Yahweh of hosts. 'And I scattered them with a wind among all the nations that they had not known; the land was made desolate behind them-- no one crossing through [it] or returning--and they made the desirable land a desolation.'"

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

Acts 13:46

Both Paul and Barnabas spoke boldly [and] said, "It was necessary [that] the word of God be spoken first to you, since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life! Behold, we are turning to the Gentiles!

Jeremiah 26:4-6

And you shall say to them, "Thus says Yahweh: 'If you will not listen to me, to walk in my law that I have set {before you}, to listen to the words of my servants the prophets whom I have sent to you, {over and over again}, though you have not listened, then I will make this house like Shiloh, and this city I will make a curse for all the nations of the earth.'" '"

Revelation 2:5

Remember therefore from where you have fallen, and repent and do {the works you did at first}. But if you do not, I am coming to you, and I will remove your lampstand from its place, unless you repent.

The call of God » Effectual to saints

Acts 13:48

And [when] the Gentiles heard [this], they began to rejoice and to glorify the word of the Lord. And all those who were designated for eternal life believed.

Psalm 110:3

Your people {will volunteer} in the day of your power. In holy splendor, from [the] womb of [the] dawn, you will have the dew of your youth.

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

Proverbs 1:14-32

you shall throw your lot in our midst, there will be one purse for all of us." My child, do not walk in their way. Keep your foot from their paths, for their feet run to evil, and they hurry to shed blood, read more.
for "in vain is the net scattered, in the sight of any {winged bird}." They lie in wait for their [own] blood. They ambush their [own] lives. Thus are the ways of all who are greedy [for] gain-- it will take the life of its possessors. Wisdom calls out in the streets, in the squares she raises her voice. On a {busy corner} she cries out, at the entrances of the gates in the city, she speaks her sayings: "{How long}, O simple ones, will you love simplicity? And [how long] will scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge? May you turn to my argument! Behold, I shall pour out my spirit upon you; I will make my words known to you. Because I called out and you refused me, I stretched out my hand, yet there is none who heeds. You have ignored all my counsel, and my reproof you are not willing [to accept]. I will also laugh at your calamity; I will mock when panic comes [upon] you. When your panic comes like a storm, and your calamity arrives like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you, then they will call me, but I will not answer; they will seek me diligently but not find me. Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh, they were not willing [to accept] my counsel, they despised all my reproof. They shall eat from the fruit of their way, and they shall be sated from their own schemes, for the waywardness of the simple ones will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Jeremiah 6:19

Hear, O earth, look, I [am] about to bring disaster to this people, the fruit of their plans, because they have not listened attentively to my words, and my teaching, they have rejected it also.

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

Isaiah 6:9

And he said, "Go and say to this people, 'Keep on listening and do not comprehend! And keep on looking and do not understand!'

Acts 28:24-27

And [some] were convinced [by] what was said, but [others] refused to believe. So being in disagreement with one another, they began to leave [after] Paul made one statement: "The Holy Spirit spoke rightly through the prophet Isaiah to your fathers, saying, 'Go to this people and say, "{You will keep on hearing} and will never understand, and {you will keep on seeing} and will never perceive. read more.
For the heart of this people has become dull, and with [their] ears they hear with difficulty, and they have shut their eyes, lest they see with [their] eyes, and hear with [their] ears, and understand with [their] heart, and turn, and I would heal them." '

Romans 11:8-10

just as it is written, "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that do not see and ears that do not hear, until this very day." And David says, "Let their table become a snare and a trap, and a cause for stumbling and a retribution to them; let their eyes be darkened so that they do not see, and cause their backs to bend {continually}."

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

Hebrews 2:1-3

Because of this, [it is] all the more necessary [that] we pay attention to the [things] we have heard, lest we drift away. For if the word spoken through angels was binding and every transgression and act of disobedience received a just penalty, how will we escape [if we] neglect so great a salvation which had [its] beginning [when it] was spoken through the Lord [and] was confirmed to us by those who heard,

Hebrews 12:25

Watch out that you do not refuse the one who is speaking! For if those did not escape [when they] refused the one who warned [them] on earth, much less [will] we [escape], [if we] reject the [one who warns] from heaven,

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

Romans 9:11

for [although they] had not yet been born, or done anything good or evil, in order that the purpose of God according to election might remain,

Romans 9:23-24

And [he did so] in order that he could make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy that he prepared beforehand for glory, us whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?

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

Isaiah 66:4

Indeed, I myself I will choose their ill treatment, and I will bring them objects of their dread, because I called, and {no one answered}; I spoke and they did not listen, but they did the evil in my eyes, and they chose that in which I do not delight."

2 Thessalonians 2:10-11

and with every unrighteous deception against those who are perishing, in place of which they did not accept the love of the truth, so that they would be saved. And because of this, God sends 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

And I have sent to you all my servants the prophets, {I have sent them over and over again}, {saying}, 'Turn back please each one from his evil way, and amend your deeds, and you must not go after other gods to serve them, {so that you may live} on the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you did not incline your ear and you did not listen to me.

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

Matthew 22:3-7

And he sent his slaves to summon those who had been invited to the wedding celebration, and they did not want to come. Again he sent other slaves, saying, 'Tell those who have been invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and fattened [cattle] have been slaughtered, and everything [is] ready. Come to the wedding celebration!" ' But they paid no attention [and] went away--this one to his own field, that one to his business. read more.
And the others, seizing his slaves, mistreated [them] and killed [them]. And the king was angry and sent his troops [and] 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 and you refused me, I stretched out my hand, yet there is none who heeds.

The call of God » Addressed to all

The call of God » By Christ

Isaiah 55:5

Look! You shall call a nation [that] you do not know, and a nation [that] does not know you shall run to you, because of Yahweh your God, and 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 her servant girls, she calls upon the wings of the high places of town, "Whoever [is] simple, let him turn here." As for the one who lacks {sense}, she says to him,

The call of God » To man is » Holy

1 Timothy 1:9

knowing this, that the law [is] not given for a righteous [person] but for the lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and totally worldly, for the one who kills his father and the one who kills his mother, for murderers,

The call of God » Walk worthy of

The call of God » By his works

Psalm 19:2-3

{Every day} [they] pour forth speech, and {every night} [they] tell knowledge. There is no speech and there are no words; their sound is inaudible.

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

2 Peter 1:3

because his divine power has bestowed on us all [things] [that are] necessary for life and godliness, through the knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence of character,

The call of God » To man is » Heavenly

The call of God » Partakers of, justified

Romans 8:30

And [those] whom he predestined, these [he] also called, and [those] whom he called, these [he] also justified, and [those] 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