Do You Feel Called by God? Paperback

Rethinking How You Know if You're Calle to Ministry

by Michael Bennett;


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Wating on a subjective call from God before entering ministry might be misguided and unbiblical

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Do You Feel Called by God?

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Michael Bennett challenges the misconception that, to go into full time ministry you have to able to ‘prove’ a clear calling from God. He argues that often such a call is subjective to the ‘called’ and is unbiblical anyway. A reassurance to anyone puzzled over whether or not the ministry is calling them, the author draws on his own first steps towards ordained Christian ministry.

With honest openness he recalls the dread of being asked whether he 'felt called' because, as he reveals, he didn't. Only years later, after deep biblical research, did he feel comfortable that the common idea of needing to feel a subjective call from God before entering the ministry is misguided and unbiblical.

In 'Do You Feel Called by God?' Micahel shares his story, including the evidence that changed his mind. Full of humour, personal biography and clear biblical teaching, he provides an encouraging challenge not only to those considering full-time ministry, but also to all Christians who want to hear and respond to the call of God.

Do You Feel Called by God? by Michael Bennett was published by Matthias Media in March 2013 and is our 33745th best seller. The ISBN for Do You Feel Called by God? is 9781921896989.

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When Michael Bennett took the first steps towards full-time, ordained Christian ministry, he dreaded being asked whether he 'felt called'. Because in all honesty, he didn't.

Many years later, and after extensive biblical research, he came to the conclusion that the common idea of needing to feel a subjective call from God before entering the ministry is misguided and unbiblical. Full of wit, personal biography and clear biblical teaching, Do You Feel Called by God? provides an encouraging challenge not only to those considering full-time ministry, but also to all Christians who want to hear and respond to the call of God.

Contents

Why I Wrote this Book
1. A Mouse called Spirit
2. "I feel God is calling me"
3. The call of God in the Old Testament
4. The call of God in the New Testament - Jesus and the apostles
5. The usage of 'call' in the Greek New Testament
6. Did God call Hudson Taylor?
7. "The Lord has told me"
8. Who should go into the ministry?
9. Learning the hard way
10. A human desire
11. Where from here?

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Page last updated 25th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherMatthias Media (March 2013)
Weight172g
Number of Pages152
Height208 mm
Width138 mm
ISBN9781921896989
ISBN-101921896981
Product Code4071826
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