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The called out_people

  1. 1. <ul><ul><li>&quot;And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose . For whom he did foreknow , he also did predistinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first born among many brethren. Moreover whom he did predistinate, them he also called ; and whom he called, the m he also justified : and whom he justified, them he also glorified .&quot; (Rom.8:28-30) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The churches of Christ at Rome Paul told they are called of Jesus Christ (Rom.16:16; 1:6-7). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The word church is come from greek term ekklesia meaning the called out [of darkness] people into his marvellous light (Rom.9:24-26; 1 Pet.2:9) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let us study this scriptures we entitled “The Called Out People” </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. To Them That Love God – vs.28 <ul><ul><li>We love Him because He first love us (1 John 4:19,8-9) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous” (1 John 5:3; John 14:15) . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you really love God you must obey His command despite of many trials of life (Rom.8:31-39). Do you? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“… therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.” (Rom.13:10). </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. To Them Who Are The Called According To His Purpose – vs.28 <ul><ul><li>They are called by God’s purpose[not man’s purpose] (Rom.9:11) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ..” (Eph.1:9-11; 3:9-11). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A heavenly calling (Heb.3:1). </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. For Whom He Did Foreknow –vs.29 <ul><ul><li>According to the foreknowledge of God the Father (1 Pet.1:2) . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world…” (Eph.1:4) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This foreknowledge [wisdom]of God revealed by the church, “According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Eph.3:9-11). </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. He Also Did Predistinate – vs.30 <ul><ul><li>“ He also did predistinate to be conformed to the image of his Son..” – verse 29; 2 Cor.3:18; 1 John 3:2. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Having predistinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself..” (Eph.1:5). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ In whom also we have obtained an inheritance being predistinated..” (Eph.1:11). </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Them He Also Called – vs.30 <ul><ul><li>Called by what? -“Whereunto he called you by our gospel..” ( 2 Th.2:14; Cm. Rom.1:16) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Called by whom? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ.” (Rom.1:6). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ ..ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.” (1 Cor.1:9 Cm. Mt.12:30). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where ? - “…ye are called in one body.” (Col.3:15 Cm.Col.1:18,24). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Called to be children of God (Rom.9:24-26; 1 John 3:1). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Called to be saints (Rom.1:7; 1 Co.1:2). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? – Repent and be baptized (Acts 2:38-39,41,47). </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Them He Also Justified – vs.30 <ul><ul><li>We are justified by obeying the gospel call of Christ (Rom.1:16-17; 6:17-18; 3:23-25). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul stated the benifits of justification in Romans 5:1-5. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Them He Also Glorified – vs.30 <ul><ul><li>We are changed into the same image from glory to glory (2 Co.3:18; 1 John 3:2). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.” (Eph.3:21). </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Conclusion: <ul><ul><li>If you are not called yet, this is now a great time to obey His calling, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you and to your children and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.” (Acts 2:38-39; 22:16). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Those who are called already, “Brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall.” (2 Pet.1:10). </li></ul></ul>

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