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Worthy of the calling studies in the New Testament letter to the Ephesians Part 2. by William C. Brownson

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Published by Words of Hope in Grand Rapids, Michigan .
Written in English


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Worthy of the Calling is Sarah’s second free online Bible study, and she hopes to write many more in the years to come. Sarah and her husband, Ryan, have established a (c)(3) non-profit organization to support this ministry and invite you to partner with them in . The Worthy of the Calling Bible Study is a free 31 day online bible study of the book of Ephesians written by Sarah Koontz, It’s convenient for the busy professional as it only takes 15 minutes per day and a mobile device. In his letter to the Ephesians, the apostle Paul wrote these words: I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace (Ephesians NKJV). --This "being worthy of the Christian calling" may obviously show itself in any of the graces of regenerate humanity, all being features of the image of Christ. Thus in 1Peter it expresses itself in "holiness" (as in the frequent phrase "called to be saints"); in Philippians , in steadfastness of faith.

A LIFE WORTHY As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. EPHESIANS Colossians , "Walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God." Philippians , "Conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ." Ephesians , "Walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called.". by Matt Slick "I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing forbearance to one another in love, 3 being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. So I, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to you to live a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called [that is, to live a life that exhibits godly character, moral courage, personal integrity, and mature behavior—a life that expresses gratitude to God for your salvation].

  “Let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ” (Philippians ). “Walk in a manner worthy of the Lord” (Colossians ). “Walk in a manner worthy of God” (1 Thessalonians ). “May God make you worthy of his calling and fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power” (2 Thessalonians ). As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to one hope when you were called—one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one . For the life worthy of the calling of God is a life in the fellowship of the people of God; and if this is to be maintained these four virtues are vital. This excerpt is from the Ephesians (Foulkes ) volume of the Tyndale Old and New Testament Commentaries Set. Here are four ways to walk worthy of your calling. LOWLINESS. “1 therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation (calling) wherewith ye are called even as ye are called in one hope of your calling” (Eph, 4) It is ” your” calling or ”our” calling as it relates to our response to this truth.