Bible verses about "calling" | Moffatt

Acts 2:38

38 "Repent," said Peter, "let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of your sins; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit.

John 14:6

6 Jesus said to him, "I am the real and living way: no one comes to the Father except by means of me.

1 Peter 2:9

9 But you are the elect race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, the People who belong to Him, that you may proclaim the wondrous deeds of Him who has called you from darkness to his wonderful light —

1 Peter 5:10

10 Once you have suffered for a little, the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will repair and recruit and strengthen you.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

7 God did not call us to be impure but to be consecrated;

John 15:16

16 You have not chosen me, it is I who have chosen you, appointing you to go and bear fruit — fruit that lasts, so that the Father may grant you whatever you ask in my name.

1 Corinthians 1:26-27

26 Why, look at your own ranks, my brothers; not many wise men (that is, judged by human standards), not many leading men, not many of good birth, have been called! 27 No, God has chosen what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God has chosen what is weak in the world to shame what is strong;

Ephesians 4:1

1 As the Lord's prisoner, then, I beg of you to live a life worthy of your calling,

Ephesians 4:4

4 For there is one Body and one Spirit — as you were called for the one hope that belongs to your call —

2 Thessalonians 1:11-12

11 In view of this we always pray for you, asking our God to make you worthy of his calling and by his power to fulfil every good resolve and every effort of faith, 12 so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you (and you glorified in him), by the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 12:4

4 In our one body we have a number of members, and the members have not all the same function;

Romans 11:29

29 For God never goes back upon his gifts and call.

2 Peter 1:10

10 So be the more eager, brothers, to ratify your calling and election, for as you practise these qualities you will never make a slip;

Ephesians 4:1-3

1 As the Lord's prisoner, then, I beg of you to live a life worthy of your calling, 2 with perfect modesty and gentleness, showing forbearance to one another patiently, zealous in love 3 to preserve the unity of the Spirit by binding peace upon yourselves.

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