Posts tagged ‘effectual calling’

February 2nd, 2012

What You Need to Know if You’re Called to Ministry

by Max Andrews

Starts in your heart! (I Tim. 3:1)

  • You seek it—God’s choosing

Skills are placed within you (II Tim. 1:6; I Pet. 4:10-11)

  • You are shaped to do it—God’s constructing

Shown to others ( II Tim. 1:6)

  • Others see it—God’s confirming

Situations bring it to pass (Acts 9; 16:1-4)

  • God’s sovereignty designs it—God’s circumstances

Now, concerning you’re roll in God’s calling:

  • Crave nothing but ministry
  • Ability to do the specific ministry
  • Lifestyle exemplifies a godly ministry
  • Leadership verifies your calling to ministry
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