LIVE YOUR CALLING:
WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Text: Romans 8:28
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Romans 8:28
“We know that in all things God works for
the good of those wh...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Romans 8:28
“We know that in all things God works for
the good of those wh...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Romans 8:30
“Those that God predestined, he also called;
and those he call...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Ephesians 1:18-19 (CEV)
“My prayer is that light will flood your
hearts an...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD!
Galatians 1:6 (NCV)
“God, by his grace t...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD!
2 Timothy 1:9
“He has saved us and calle...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD!
2. I AM CALLED FOR GOD’S PURPOSE!
You we...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Romans 9:11 (NCV)
“Before the two boys were born, God told
Rebekah, ‘The o...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Remember that:
a career makes a living,
a calling makes a life.
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Ephesians 2:10
“For we are God’s workmanship, created in
Christ Jesus to d...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
You’re God’s masterpiece,
but it only shows
when you fulfill His calling f...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD!
2. I AM CALLED FOR GOD’S PURPOSE!
3. GOD...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Galatians 1:15
“It pleased God in his kindness to choose me
and call me ev...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Jeremiah 1:5
“Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew
all about you. Befor...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Isaiah 44:2
“I am your Creator. You were in my care
even before you were b...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
a) “I am your Creator.”
b) “You were in my care…”
c) “You were in my care…...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD!
2. I AM CALLED FOR GOD’S PURPOSE!
3. GOD...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1 Timothy 12-13
“By calling me into his service, Jesus has
judged me trust...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
Romans 11:29
“God’s gifts and hi...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
6. My calling is connected to ot...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
6. My calling is connected to ot...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
6. My calling is connected to ot...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Listen to God’s Word every day.
Enlist friends who challenge me.
Ask quest...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
6. My calling is connected to ot...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
6. My calling is connected to ot...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
5. God’s calling on my life is permanent.
6. My calling is connected to ot...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
Philippians 3:14
“I press toward the goal to win the prize for
which God h...
LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1 Thessalonians 2:12
“Live the kind of life that pleases God, who
calls yo...
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Pastor Elio Marrocco's "Live Your Calling: What On Earth Am I Here For?" sermon at New Life Christian Church in March 2014. You can learn more about New Life Christian Church here: http://www.newlifecc.ca

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  1. 1. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Text: Romans 8:28
  2. 2. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Romans 8:28 “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him…
  3. 3. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Romans 8:28 “We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, WHO HAVE BEEN CALLED according to His PURPOSE.”
  4. 4. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Romans 8:30 “Those that God predestined, he also called; and those he called, he also justified; and those he justified, he also glorified.”
  5. 5. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Ephesians 1:18-19 (CEV) “My prayer is that light will flood your hearts and that you will understand the hope that was given to you when God CALLED YOU. Then you will discover the glorious blessings that will be yours together with all of God's people!”
  6. 6. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD! Galatians 1:6 (NCV) “God, by his grace through Christ, has called you to become his people.”
  7. 7. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD! 2 Timothy 1:9 “He has saved us and called us [they go together] to a holy life – not because of anything we’ve done but because of his own purpose and grace.”
  8. 8. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD! 2. I AM CALLED FOR GOD’S PURPOSE! You were made by God and you were made for God.
  9. 9. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Romans 9:11 (NCV) “Before the two boys were born, God told Rebekah, ‘The older will serve the younger.’ This was before the boys had done anything good or bad. God said this so that the one chosen would be chosen because of God's own plan. He was chosen because he was the one God wanted to call, not because of anything he did.”
  10. 10. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Remember that: a career makes a living, a calling makes a life.
  11. 11. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Ephesians 2:10 “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, [in other words we’re made for a purpose] which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
  12. 12. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? You’re God’s masterpiece, but it only shows when you fulfill His calling for you!
  13. 13. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD! 2. I AM CALLED FOR GOD’S PURPOSE! 3. GOD CHOSE MY CALLING BEFORE I WAS BORN!
  14. 14. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Galatians 1:15 “It pleased God in his kindness to choose me and call me even before I was born! What undeserved mercy!”
  15. 15. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you.”
  16. 16. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Isaiah 44:2 “I am your Creator. You were in my care even before you were born!”
  17. 17. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? a) “I am your Creator.” b) “You were in my care…” c) “You were in my care… before you were even born!”
  18. 18. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1. MY CALLING IS A GIFT FROM GOD! 2. I AM CALLED FOR GOD’S PURPOSE! 3. GOD CHOSE MY CALLING BEFORE I WAS BORN! 4. MY SINS AND MY MISTAKES DON’T CHANGE MY CALL.
  19. 19. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1 Timothy 12-13 “By calling me into his service, Jesus has judged me trustworthy, even though I used to be a blasphemer and a persecutor and contemptuous. Mercy, however, was shown me, because while I lacked faith, I acted in ignorance.”
  20. 20. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. Romans 11:29 “God’s gifts and his calling are irrevocable.” Romans 11:29 (NLT) “God’s gifts and His call can never be withdrawn.”
  21. 21. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. 6. My calling is connected to others. Ephesians 4:4 “We are all one body, we have the same Spirit, and we have all been called to the same glorious future hope.”
  22. 22. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. 6. My calling is connected to others. Hebrews 3:1 “Brothers and sisters, you are holy partners in a heavenly calling.”
  23. 23. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. 6. My calling is connected to others. 7. God empowers what he calls me to do. Ephesians 4:1 “I urge you to live the life to which God called you.”
  24. 24. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Listen to God’s Word every day. Enlist friends who challenge me. Ask questions and accept correction. Remember and reinforce what I learn. Now do it!
  25. 25. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. 6. My calling is connected to others. 7. God empowers what he calls me to do. 2 Thessalonians 1:11 “This is why we always pray for you, asking our God to help you live the kind of life he called you to live.”
  26. 26. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. 6. My calling is connected to others. 7. God empowers what he calls me to do. 1 Thessalonians 5:24 “The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.”
  27. 27. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 5. God’s calling on my life is permanent. 6. My calling is connected to others. 7. God empowers what he calls me to do. 8. There’s a prize for living out my calling.
  28. 28. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? Philippians 3:14 “I press toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”
  29. 29. LIVE YOUR CALLING: WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR? 1 Thessalonians 2:12 “Live the kind of life that pleases God, who calls you to share in his own Kingdom and glory.”

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