Ep. 21 – Humbly Examine Your Calling

A discussion about God’s “calling” can provide beneficial guidance for us as we seek to follow Christ. Many look to pillars of the faith, such as the Apostle Paul, and wonder when their own special calling from God is going to come. Is Paul’s calling experience the standard? Greg Handley composed an article for IMB, titled, “Let’s Rethink Our Language of ‘Calling’,” where he provides wise counsel about God’s calling. 

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Your True Friends Already See You Truly, So Be Honest And Free To Grow

It’s an extremely liberating experience to realize you are already seen and known for who you really are. But even after many of us learn we have this in Christ, we stop walking in it with our friends and community. I’ve seen repeatedly seen this lately and been reminded how enslaving it is.

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The Shortcut To Godliness

Is there really a shortcut in the Christian life? We can truly desire holiness, righteousness, and godliness (and those are good things), but if we try to skip the years of practice and instruction that it can take to get there, and if we try to appear more mature than we are, we are hypocrites.

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Be Humble Or Be Humbled, Peter’s Life Of Learning Humility

If we are to be men of God, cable of being used by God in meaningful ways, we must learn to be humble or we will learn to be humbled. God is clear about this. We see a challenging example of this in the leadership and development of Peter as Jesus discipled him.

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Remember, Pride Comes Before The Fall (Sometimes Literally) – [Video]

We never want to revel in someone else’s failure, but we do want to learn from it. We can learn a lot from the realm of sports and one of the strongest lessons: remember, pride comes before the fall… and like this video shows, sometimes, quite literally. Much work ahead, and not for our glory!