Apr 08, 2014
We’ve all grappled with the question of God’s calling at one time or another. Today we return to our look at what Paul has to say about calling in Galatians 1:15-16.
But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother's womb and called me through His grace, was pleased to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles…
If we break this verse down, here is what it looks like:
Because God: Set Paul apart--> Called him by grace-> God is pleased--> to reveal Christ IN Paul =
So that Paul could: Preach Him among the Gentiles.
In all of this, it is what God is doing in the midst of a single life that echoes through the ages. Paul is invited to participate, but God is the One who is working, setting, calling and revealing. When God works in us, it comes out in what we do and say, in choices...