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Considerations regarding God's call to the work of the ministry

I. God calls everyone to Salvation.

1 Peter 5:10 “But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.”

II. God calls all of His children (the saved) unto holiness.

1 Thess. 4:7 "For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness."

2 Tim. 1:9 "Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,"

III. God leads his children in everything (John 16:13; Rom. 8:14; Gal. 5:18). Key phrase: “lead of the Spirit” (this leading never contradicts God's Word - the Holy Bible).

IV. God has a special calling for the work of the ministry given only to men.

1 Tim. 3:1 "This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work."

V. God calls men (to administrate) and leads women (t…