Called to Be God's People

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Abingdon Press, 2004 - Religion - 92 pages
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Looks at the various ways Gods calls us and empowers us to live out the purposes for which we were created. The book offers the following sessions: - A Call to Lead and a Call to Follow (Gen. 11:27-12:9, 1 Sam. 16:1-4"b 6-13; 2 Sam. 7:8-16) explores the surprising resourcefulness of the God who calls leaders and followers and our concerns about God's faithfulness, our fitness and the personal question: How is God calling me?- God Calls in the Night and at Mid-day (Matt. 1, Luke 2:22-38) looks at some of the specific ways God calls us and offers hope.- Jesus Calls Disciples (Mark 1:14-28; 2:13-17) explores God's good news in Jesus, the relevance of God's good news for contemporary life, and how we are called to live God's good news in our world.- Jesus Sends and Equips Disciples (Mark 3:13-19; 6:6"b-13) examines how Jesus calls men and women into a new way of living characterized by generosity.- Called to be More (Mark 8:27-38; 10:13-45) examines Jesus call to total commitment and to a deeper understanding of the way of life that leads to God's vision of true greatness.- Common Complications (Ruth 1; 2 Kings 5) explores god's grace and care when our responses to God's call is complicated by our grief or by our pride.- God's Call to New Life (John 3:1-21; 4:1-42) explores how God's call to a new life, buoyed by love and anchored in faith, invites persons to change.

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Welcome to Great Themes of the Bible
God Calls in the Night and at Midday
Jesus Sends and Equips Disciples

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Kay E. Hugginsnbsp; served as anbsp;Presbyterian pastor for twenty seven years.nbsp; She enjoyed an active and varied ministrynbsp;pastoring a rural congregation in western Pennsylvania,nbsp; developing a new congregation in New Mexico, andnbsp; providing education and evangelism programs for a large congregation in an age restricted community in Arizona. Kay recently authored Called to Be God's People , for the Great Themes of the Bible Series by Abingdon Press.nbsp; Currently she enjoys a quiet life of teaching,nbsp;writing, and caring for her mother who is ninety-three years old.

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