'Call' in the Bible
She will give birth to a Son, and you are to call His name JESUS for He it is who will save His People from their sins."
"Mark! The maiden will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call His name Immanuel" --a word which signifies 'God with us'.
"But to what shall I compare the present generation? It is like children sitting in the open places, who call to their playmates.
"When evening came, the master said to his steward, "'Call the men and pay them their wages. Begin with the last set and finish with the first.'
and sent his servants to call the invited guests to the wedding, but they were unwilling to come.
"How then," He asked, "does David, taught by the Spirit, call Him Lord, when he says,
And call no one on earth your Father, for One alone is your Father--the Heavenly Father.
By this time His mother and His brothers arrive, and standing outside they send a message to Him to call Him.
"Why do you call me good?" asked Jesus in reply; "there is no one truly good except One--that is, God.
Then Jesus stood still. "Call him," He said. So they called the blind man. "Cheer up," they said; "rise, he is calling you."
and when Pilate again asked them, "What then shall I do to the man you call King of the Jews?"
But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your petition has been heard: and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call his name John.
You will conceive in your womb and bear a son; and you are to call His name JESUS.
And on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and were going to call him Zechariah, after his father.
I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners."
"And why do you all call me 'Master, Master' and yet not do what I tell you?
"Why do you call me good?" replied Jesus; "there is no one good but One, namely God.
"Go and call your husband," said Jesus; "and come back."
You call me 'The Rabbi' and 'The Master,' and rightly so, for such I am.
No longer do I call you servants, because a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all that I have heard from the Father I have made known to you.
For to you belongs the promise, and to your children, and to all who are far off, whoever the Lord our God may call."
and here he is authorized by the High Priests to arrest all who call upon Thy name."
He said to them, "You know better than most that a Jew is strictly forbidden to associate with a Gentile or visit him; but God has taught me to call no one unholy or unclean.
On the following day we went with Paul to call on James, and all the Elders of the Church came also.
I call God to witness--to whom I render priestly and spiritual service by telling the Good News about His Son-- how unceasingly I make mention of you in His presence,
So also in Hosea He says, "I will call that nation My People which was not My People, and I will call her beloved who was not beloved.
Jew and Gentile are on precisely the same footing; for the same Lord is Lord over all, and is infinitely kind to all who call upon Him for deliverance.
But how are they to call on One in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in One whose voice they have never heard? And how are they to hear without a preacher?
For God does not repent of His free gifts nor of His call;
To the Church of God in Corinth, men and women consecrated in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all in every place who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ-- their Lord as well as ours.
but to those who have received the Call, whether Jews or Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.
For consider, brethren, God's call to you. Not many who are wise with merely human wisdom, not many of position and influence, not many of noble birth have been called.
the eyes of your understanding being enlightened so that you may know what is the hope which His call to you inspires, what the wealth of the glory of His inheritance in God's people,
I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--
with my eyes fixed on the goal I push on to secure the prize of God's heavenward call in Christ Jesus.
It is with this view also that we continually pray to our God for you, asking that He will count you worthy of His call, and by His mighty power fully gratify your every desire for what is truly good and make your work of faith complete;
I solemnly call upon you, in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels, to carry out these instructions of mine without prejudice, and to do nothing from partiality.
For He saved us and called us with a holy call, not in accordance with our desserts, but in accordance with His own purpose and the free grace which He bestowed on us in Christ Jesus before the commencement of the Ages,
Luke is the only friend I now have with me. Call for Mark on your way and bring him with you, for he is a great help to me in my ministry.
Remember that we call those blessed who endured what they did. You have also heard of Job's patient endurance, and have seen the issue of the Lord's dealings with him--how full of tenderness and pity the Lord is.
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