The Call of God

Many people today believe that God calls them to do something. This is true, for God indeed calls us. However the question is how does He call us? Does our Father call us individually through visions or dreams? Does He talk to us directly as He did with Moses? The Bible is clear as to how this call from God comes.

Not surprisingly God calls to each of us the same way, through His written word. Notice what Peter says in Acts: “For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call” (2:39). God’s call to salvation is to every person. Acts 2:41 tells us that those who “gladly received his word were baptized”. Then in verse 47 we read that “the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved”. God called everyone by His word through the apostle Peter.

The call of God is the call of salvation and is what Jude calls the “common salvation” (vs. 3) meaning it is the same for every person. God indeed calls to us, not through visions or dreams but by His word, the Bible.

In Christ, Steve Preston

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