Called and beloved

Whether you’ve been reading through the Bible all year, or have just joined us, what a blessing to come to this little letter of Jude! To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: (Jude 1) Charles Spurgeon, a famous English preacher of the 19th century, said, “The general call … More Called and beloved

What Makes God’s Call so Different From a Phone Call Inviting us for Dinner?

John Piper, in a sermon, “God Called Us into Life and Hope,” comments on the passage in ! Corinthians that is in our reading for today: At first glance the call of God does not look like a foundation for assurance. If somebody calls you on the phone and invites you to dinner, is that … More What Makes God’s Call so Different From a Phone Call Inviting us for Dinner?

Called?

To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: (Jude 1) John MacArthur says: Spurgeon, a famous English preacher of the 19th century, said, “The general call of the gospel is like the sheet lightning we sometimes see on a summer’s evening–beautiful, grand–but whoever heard of anybody being struck by … More Called?

Called to Missions?

Jesus calls us to join him in mission.  To the first disciples, he said, “Follow ME and I will make you fishers of men.” What kind of qualifications do we need?  Here is a post from one year ago, worth reading again in light of the focus on missions this year.  It is taken from … More Called to Missions?