Know God's Call. Knowing God’s will.
We talk about it, pray about it, even agonize over it. But we often do not feel like we know what God wants us to do. Yet Ephesians 5:17 says, “Do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” We often make it much more mysterious then it needs to be. It is very possible to know and do God’s will.
Principle # 1 - To do God’s will, you need to be involved in His direction. Principle # 2 - God shows you what He wants you to do through who you are. Parameter # 1 - What are your gifts and abilities? Principle # 3 Make a plan, start following it, but give it to God and let Him lead. Principle # 4 Target the option where the fewest people will go and that fits who you are. Principle # 5 Don’t sweat the details. God Draws Us to Himself. What Does the Bible Say About God Calling People?
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38 Bible Verses about God Calling People Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 78 helpful votes “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” 2 Peter 1:10-11 ESV / 62 helpful votes Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall. Romans 12:1-21 ESV / 34 helpful votes I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Acts 2:38-39 ESV / 25 helpful votes And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Ron Graham. “No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.”
John 6:44. According to Jesus’ own words the Father must do the drawing (except the Father …draw him) otherwise none of us could be justified(saved). God works in mysterious ways, ways we mere humans can’t really wrap our minds around. God works through His Holy Spirit on the heart of every man – yet no man comes to Jesus unless God the Father is thoroughly involved.
Not everyone accepts the truth and believes God when He attempts to convince them of His truth. Hearing God's Call. Hearing God's Call How can I figure out what God wants me to do with my life?
Nancy Ortberg There are few things more attractive, more noticeable, than someone who's pursuing an activity she loves and is good at. 2009-10-04-am-MM-HowGodDrawsPeopleToHimself-01.pdf. John 6:44 - Unless The Father Draw Him. Unless The Father Draw Him John 6:44 Jesus said "No one can come to Me, unless the Father who sent Me draw him: and I will raise him up on the last day.'' (John 6:44).
Many refer to this verse in an effort to support a man-made doctrine which says that only those whom the Lord "calls'' in some mystical way can be saved. They will say that this calling is some sort of direct operation of the Spirit. Our Lord does draw people to Him, and no one can come to the Lord apart from God's drawing power. For Whom Does God Desire Salvation? God made salvation available to all. How God Draws People Unto Himself The context of Jesus' statement explains how God draws men and women to Himself. What is it that is taught and heard and learned? God draws people unto Himself through the teaching of the gospel. How do I know when God is drawing me to himself? Dear friend, that’s a great question.
You said, ‘You can only become a christian if GOD draws you’, which you might have got from John 6:44, ‘No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day.’ To understand this, we need to look at the Biblical background of this passage. In the beginning God created us to be in a loving relationship with him. The picture in the garden of Eden was of God and humanity in a close relationship - God provided everything they needed and gave them the responsibility to look after the world. But that’s not the way it is today.