I firmly believe that God is still calling individuals and couples to commit to missionary service; so the question is how someone discovers whether he is being called to serve as a missionary. You might
I personally believe that the success of any missionary endeavor can be measured by the degree that nationals on any mission field are themselves fulfilling the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. For this goal of
Our present-day culture can be described as a comfort-at-any-cost society. In this environment, things such as affliction, pain, persecution, and other forms of suffering are viewed as obstacles and enemies. Missionaries are not immune from
“(1.) To cry for help, hence to pray (Gen. 4:26). Thus men are” “said to “call upon the name of the Lord” (Acts 2:21; 7:59; 9:14;” Rom. 10:12; 1 Cor. 1:2). “(2.) God calls with respect to men when he designates them to “some special office (Ex. 31:2; Isa. 22:20; Acts 13:2), and when” he invites them to accept his offered grace (Matt. 9:13; 11:28; 22:4). “In the message of the gospel his call is addressed to all men, “to Jews and Gentiles alike (Matt. 28:19; Mark 16:15; Rom. 9:24,” 25). But this universal call is not inseparably connected with “salvation, although it leaves all to whom it comes inexcusable” if they reject it (John 3:14-19; Matt. 22:14). “An effectual call is something more than the outward message of “the Word of God to men. It is internal, and is the result of the” enlightening and sanctifying influence of the Holy Spirit (John “16:14; Acts 26: 18; John 6:44), effectually drawing men to” “Christ, and disposing and enabling them to receive the truth” (John 6:45; Acts 16:14; Eph. 1:17).
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