August 24, 2008

“…for the gifts and calling of God are irrevocable.” – Romans 11:29

What is a calling? Can anyone get one? Sometimes people struggle to understand what a calling is. It sounds so mystical and mysterious.

A calling is an invitation or summons to leave what we’re doing to serve someone who needs us. It always involves feelings of inadequacy because it moves us out of our comfort zone. It always involves sacrifice, unselfishness, and commitment for us to use our talents, abilities, and life experiences to serve God and man. A calling of God is always an inner leading from Him that is consistent with God’s Word in Scripture.

Can anybody be called?

Everybody is. For the highest calling in life is not to be a teacher or public servant, not to be a pastor or a doctor, but to be a Christian and follow Jesus in faith. It’s a calling for life and for eternity that you don’t want to miss.

Have you accepted life’s highest calling?