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  • Call It Faith, Call It Vitality, Call It The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,805 views

    "Call it faith, call it vitality, call it the will to live, call it the religion of tomorrow morning, call it the immortality of man, call it whatever you wish; it is the thing that explains why man ...read more

  • The Called

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Oct 15, 2019
     | 2,871 views

    The Called are those who have been summoned by God. Called to salvation (Rom. 8:30) Called both Jews and Gentiles (1 Cor. 1:24) Called "with a holy calling" (2 Timothy 1:9) Called with a heavenly calling (Heb. 3:1) Called out of darkness into His marvelous light (1Pet. 2:9) Called to ...read more

  • What We Are Called From And Called To  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 17, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,168 views

    What we are called from and called to: I. Called from labor to rest (Matt. 11:28) II. Called from death to life (1 John 3:14) III. Called from bondage to liberty (Gal 5:13) IV. Called out of darkness into light (1 Pet. 2:9) V. Called from bondage to peace (1 Cor. 7:15 VI. Called to the ...read more

  • Called To Be Faithful  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 10 ratings
     | 4,302 views

    CALLED TO BE FAITHFUL Mark Hatfield tells of touring Calcutta with Mother Teresa and visiting the so-called "House of Dying," where sick children are cared for in their last days, and the dispensary, where the poor line up by the hundreds to receive medical attention. Watching Mother Teresa ...read more

  • A Close Call  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2002
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,521 views

    A CLOSE CALL Edward Steichen, who eventually became one of the world’s most renowned photographers, almost gave up on the day he shot his first pictures. At 16, young Steichen bought a camera and took 50 photos. Only one turned out -- a portrait of his sister at the piano. Edward’s father thought ...read more

  • A Warning Call  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,194 views

    A WARNING CALL Are you hearing one? Are you sending one? A group of 49 students and staff from Royd’s Comprehensive Middle School in England went on a week-long outdoor trip. One morning, a teacher took a small group on a river walk. She had never seen the water higher, so she ...read more

  • We Are Called

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on Feb 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,826 views

    What we are called from and called to: I. Called from labor to rest (Matt. 11:28) II. Called from death to life (1 John 3:14) III. Called from bondage to liberty (Gal 5:13) IV. Called from darkness into light (1 Pet. 2:9) V. Called from bondage to peace (1 Cor. 7:15) VI. Called to the ...read more

  • A Graduate's Call

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,588 views

    A Graduate's Call (Powerful thirst and hunger for the Word of God) The first step to walking on the path to Biblical success is to find God's plan for you through a powerful thirst and hunger for the Word of God. The New American Standard Bible holds this truth for the Christian graduate, "And ...read more

  • A Graduate's Call  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,572 views

    A Graduates Call (Lord, teach us to pray) Once Christian Graduates are continually feeding on the Word of God, the Holy Spirit will move them to be like the disciple who came to Jesus and said, "...Lord teach us to pray..." (Luke 11:1) A popular term used today is ...read more

  • A Graduate's Call

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,530 views

    A Graduate's Call (Are Only Stewards) A disciplined feeding on the Word of God and surrendering to the Lord in prayer leads to an understanding that mankind are only stewards to what God has given them. A man does not become a steward after he has been saved, nor after he ...read more

  • In A Book Called

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on May 7, 2009
     | 2,316 views

    In a book called “Rethinking the Church,” James Emery White tells this story. He was speaking at a conference where he mentioned using contemporary music to help those who haven’t grown up in the church to receive the truth of the gospel. Afterward, an elderly woman came up to speak to him. With ...read more

  • A Call To Die

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 28, 2010
     | 2,776 views

    A CALL TO DIE The story is told of the military legend Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (336-323) and conqueror of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia, almost all of the known world. One day on the warpath, Alexander and small company of soldiers approached a strongly fortified ...read more

  • Called To Testify

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 5, 2011
     | 2,814 views

    CALLED TO TESTIFY In 1981, my father was called as a court witness to testify to a number of thefts that occurred at his employer. Now, we had just moved from Pennsylvania to Minnesota, and dad was brand-new to the job as the corporate purchasing agent. So, dad reports to the CEO on day one, ...read more

  • Call To War

    Contributed by Sam Higgs on Sep 29, 2011
     | 2,613 views

    CALL TO WAR Have you ever heard the "trumpet" call to do battle in our culture? On every side we are bombarded with things and teachings that are anti-God. There is the lasciviousness where "free-sex" reigns as supreme. It is the Christian’s God ordained duty to confront this sin against God ...read more

  • Called To Be Faithful

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Feb 12, 2023
    based on 1 rating
     | 882 views

    Mark Hatfield tells of touring Calcutta with Mother Teresa and visiting the so-called "House of Dying," where sick children are cared for in their last days, and the dispensary, where the poor line up by the hundreds to receive medical attention. Watching Mother Teresa minister to these ...read more

  • Called To Serve

    Contributed by Dr. John Singarayar Svd on Dec 1, 2023
     | 723 views

    In 1884, a devastating famine struck India, claiming over 50 lakh lives. In the midst of despair, Christian organizations from America, driven by compassion, sailed to India to provide medical aid and sustenance. Dr. John, accompanied by his daughter Ida Scudder, arrived in Ranipet. The dire ...read more

  • What The Caterpillar Calls The End, God Calls A ...

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Mar 30, 2009
     | 3,585 views

    What the caterpillar calls the end, God calls a butterfly. -- James S. Hewett, Illustrations Unlimited (Wheaton: ...read more

  • You Cannot Choose Your Calling. Your Calling ...

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Oct 27, 2004
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,750 views

    You cannot choose your calling. Your calling chooses you. You have been blessed with special skills that are yours alone. Use them, whatever they may be, and forget about wearing another’s hat. A talented chariot driver can win gold and renown with his skills. ...read more

  • You Cannot Choose Your Calling. Your Calling ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
     | 2,666 views

    "You cannot choose your calling. Your calling chooses you. You have been blessed with special skills that are yours alone. Use them, whatever ...read more

  • Who Gave The Call?  PRO

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 24, 2003
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,549 views

    Illustration: I worked in a hog-slaughtering factory for a year when I first came to plant this church. The boss’s adult son used to walk around wearing a white hat and barking orders at everyone but none of the workers respected him the way they did his dad. They knew he was just a pretender. If ...read more