Tag Archives: calling

Foreign Missions; November 9, 2022


Isaiah 66:19 “I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations–to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that … Continue reading

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Being Used by God; July 16, 2022


1 Samuel 2:1 Then Hannah prayed and said:“My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance. God works with imperfect people and imperfect … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus; July 1, 2022


Hebrews 3:1 Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess. The writer of Hebrews was certainly Christ-centered. 12:2 is the more famous verse to say what … Continue reading

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Family; June 23, 2022


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? I’ve always been struck by this enormously practical verse. It’s certainly not impossible for a single person to … Continue reading

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Fellowship with Christ; January 20, 2022


1 Cor 1:9 God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful. It has been pointed out by many people that the church in Corinth had many problems, but Paul started his letter … Continue reading

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Women in Ministry; January 19, 2022


Romans 16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant of the church in Cenchrea. In reading through this great list of names I was quite struck with how many women there are, starting with Phoebe. In her case, … Continue reading

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Leaders; September 29, 2021


Acts 13:1 In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul. There are a number of things about the early … Continue reading

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Assignments; September 14, 2021


John 18:11 Jesus commanded Peter, “Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?” John doesn’t record Jesus’ agonized prayer about this “cup,” but at the time he wrote that was already circulating through … Continue reading

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Apostles; December 17, 2020


Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God’s elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness. Paul was very aware of his apostleship, but we tend to … Continue reading

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Christian Living; December 1, 2020


Ephesians 4:1-3 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to … Continue reading

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