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"If God is calling you to do something, do it! You can't run away from God!" - Angus Buchan

"But what virtue I do have is in me and of me. Men deny the good that comes from themselves, calling it God. So do they with their won evil, calling it the Devil." - Maria McCann

"Apart from if Playboy come calling." - Michelle Bass

"I can still hear my mother wailing over some new kitchen crisis, "Oh God," and my father answering cozily from the silo, "Were you calling me, dear?" - Peter De Vries

"Religion was important to me. My family and I were very religious. I acctualy believe the work I did was a calling from God himself." - Florence Nightingale

"I can still hear my mother wailing over some new kitchen crisis, Oh God, and my father answering cozily from the silo, Were you calling me, dear?" - Peter De Vries

"It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a television talk-show host." - Jim Bakker

"God, here and there, makes madness a calling." - Ray Bradbury

"Only the individual knows to what God is calling him." - Joseph Girzone

"For all their raving, ranting, and name-calling, these atheists will stand before God one day-and they will exist for eternity, though sadly they will be separated from God unless they repent and receive the free gift of salvation." - Ken Ham

"When I pray, I pray believing that God will speak to me and give me an answer to that prayer. That's what a calling is. If I pray, a calling means that I feel like I have a sense from God." - Michele Bachmann

"No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief." - John Calvin

"God is not calling us to work for Him. He is calling us to walk with Him." - Phil Vischer

"A vision from God will motivate you. A vision for God will keep you on track. A vision from God will keep you moving and motivate you to press on to the mark of the high calling of God. This is why we need to have a vision. God's provision is directly linked to your expectation." - Todd Bentley

"The bad thing is that thinking about thought doesn't help at all; one has to have it from nature so that the good ideas appear before us like free children of God calling to us: Here we are." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Now I'm a God, but tomorrow, when you have to stop me from playing with dead things again, you'll be right back to calling me an idiot, won't you?" - Mira Grant

"Germany calling! Germany Calling!" - William Joyce

"I do not think of God theistically, that is, as a being, supernatural in power, who dwells beyond the limits of my world. I rather experience God as the source of life willing me to live fully, the source of love calling me to love wastefully and to borrow a phrase from the theologian, Paul Tillich, as the Ground of being, calling me to be all that I can be." - John Shelby Spong

"Discovering vocation does not mean scrambling toward some prize just beyond my reach but accepting the treasure of true self I already possess. Vocation does not come from a voice 'out there' calling me to be something I am not. It comes from a voice 'in here' calling me to be the person I was born to be, to fulfill the original selfhood given me at birth by God." - Thomas Merton

"Discovering vocation does not mean scrambling toward some prize just beyond my reach but accepting the treasure of true self I already possess. Vocation does not come from a voice Łout thereŁ calling me to be something I am not. It comes from a voice 'in here' calling me to be the person I was born to be, to fulfill the original selfhood given me at birth by God." - Thomas Merton

"Discovering vocation does not mean scrambling toward some prize just beyond my reach but accepting the treasure of true self I already possess. Vocation does not come from a voice ?out there? calling me to be something I am not. It comes from a voice ?in here? calling me to be the person I was born to be, to fulfill the original selfhood given me at birth by God." - Thomas Merton

"Ah, music, sacred tongue of God! I hear thee calling and I come." - Confucius

"Calling them devadasis we insult God Himself in the name of religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I just live my life. I go where I feel God is calling me." - Jurnee Smollett

"God is not calling us to go to church; he is calling us to be his church, the hope of the world." - Craig Groeschel

"God's calling requires action. When God calls you, he calls collect... you better be willing to accept the charges of your calling." - Steve Maraboli

"A new calling can beckon us away from comfortable routine and from competencies already acquired." - Neal A Maxwell

"Why stand we here trembling around, calling on God for help, and not ourselves, in whom God dwells?" - William Blake

"The love of God is not generic. God looks with love upon every man and woman, calling them by name." - Pope Francis

"I got a call from Tom Hanks, who directed That Thing You Do!, when he was done cutting that film. I was like, "Oh, my god. Tom Hanks is calling me. This is amazing!" And then, of course, he was calling me to tell me that I was barely in the movie. But I'll never forget it - and this is why he's Tom Hanks, because he's got such a way with words." - Kristen Stewart

"When God calls you to something, He is not always calling you to succeed, He's calling you to obey! The success of the calling is up to Him;the obedience is up to you." - David Wilkerson

"When God calls you to something, He is not always calling you to succeed, He's calling you to obey! The success of the calling is up to Him;the obedience is up to you." - David Wilkerson

"Even when God chose Israel, he did not create the people of Israel as he created its human members, as natural beings. Instead, God formed the people of Israel from individual human beings already living in the natural world, calling them into a new historical identity." - David Novak

"Texas governor Rick Perry said God is calling on him to run for President. But Michele Bachmann said that god is calling on her to run for President. You know, if God is that indecisive, he's probably for Mitt Romney!" - Jay Leno

"I hope that we will learn from each other, but most of all that we would learn from God's Word, which equips us for every good work, including our calling to suffer for the glory of God and for the building of His kingdom." - R. C. Sproul, Jr.

"Of all the animal creations of God, main is the only animal who has been created in order that he may know his Maker. Man's aim is life is not therefore to add from day to day to his material prospects and to his material possessions, but his predominant calling is, from day to day to come nearer to his own Maker." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Few Iranians these days go through the fiction of calling themselves 'Persian.' Calling yourself Persian is a way of distancing themselves from Iran." - Reza Aslan

"You couldn't keep your mouth shut? I'm calling you Glitterhair from now on. Or Talksalot." - Cinda Williams Chima

"And friendly free discussion calling forth From the fair jewel Truth its latent ray." - James Thomson

"You could' keep your mouth shut? I'm calling you Glitterhair from now on. Or Talksalot." - Cinda Williams Chima

"I'm calling from my car, I'm sorry, I'm like running around like crazy." - Melissa Joan Hart

"Fathers, yours is an eternal calling from which you are never released." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Even though I retired from coaching, I still believe that is my calling." - Bobby Bowden

"Our high and privileged calling is to do the will of God in the power of God for the glory of God." - J I Packer

"I think as Christians, we all have the same calling, and that calling is to love God with all our heart, mind, and soul and love others as ourselves and to glorify God in everything that we do." - LeCrae

"I can not imagine a God ... made happy by my getting down on my knees and calling him 'great'." - Susan B Anthony

"Live as with God; and, whatever be your calling, pray for the gift that will perfectly qualify you in it." - Horace Bushnell

"When God calls His child to live the life of a missionary, He gives him the desire with the calling." - David Sills

"For God to explain a trial would be to destroy its purpose, calling forth simple faith and implicit obedience." - Alfred Edersheim

"God is using all of your experiences, both good and bad, to develop your character to match your calling." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Maybe God is calling you to do something extraordinary that isn't on your calendar; something to revive your soul!" - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"If God exists then every good endeavor, even the simplest ones, pursued in response to God's calling can matter forever." - Timothy Keller

"And God bless America, When other lands are falling, Because to Him, in every tongue Her children will be calling." - Margaret B. Peeke

"There is no calling of God to man on earth but what brings with it the evidence of its authenticity." - Brigham Young

"Our calling is not primarily to be holy women, but to work for God and for others with Him." - Charles Simeon

"The time of business does not differ with me from the time of prayer; and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen, while several persons are at the same time calling for different things, I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were on my knees." - Brother Lawrence

"Its a call-to-action to rise from the dead and actually live. Were born spiritually dead, and Im calling for everyone to become spiritually alive. Secondly, dont wait until later to live the way you were created. God created you to honor Him, find joy, and serve others. Dont sleep on that. Lastly, rise above the low expectations people have." - Trip Lee

"The very voices of the night, sounding like the moan of the tempest, may turn out to be the disguised yet tender voices of God, calling away from all earthly footsteps, to mount with greater singleness of eye and ardor of aim the alone ladder of safety and peace upward, onward, heavenward, homeward." - John Ross Macduff

"Before you were born-before any of your defects were apparent to you-they were absolutely apparent to God. That didn't stop Him from calling your name and setting you apart. He placed you on the earth at a certain time for a pre-decided purpose." - Steven Furtick

"America as did with Israel with its blessing has been turning away from God driving Him out of its public squares. Bring in idols in its place and calling what is evil good and what is good evil. ... The glory of the city on the hill is fading and America now stands in danger of impending judgment, and we all know it." - Jonathan Cahn

"The time of business does not with me differ from the time of prayer, and in the noise and clatter of my kitchen, while several persons are at the same time calling for different things, I possess God as if I were upon my knees at the blessed sacrament." - Brother Lawrence

"[The is] a mistaken belief that [the word Indian] refers somehow to the country, India. When Columbus washed up on the beach in the Caribbean, he was not looking for a country called India. Europeans were calling that country Hindustan in 1492.... Columbus called the tribal people he met "Indio," from the Italian in dio, meaning "in God."" - Russell Means

"Before you were born-before any of your defects were apparent to you-they were absolutely apparent to God. That did' stop Him from calling your name and setting you apart. He placed you on the earth at a certain time for a pre-decided purpose." - Steven Furtick

"There really has been only one thing in my life that has made me feel complete, and that is the game of football. The ability to throw a football was my God-given talent. That was my blessing and my passion; that was my calling in live, and everything that I've accomplished has derived from that." - Terry Bradshaw

"Healthy things grow, and growing things change. If we allow fear or doubt or shame or insecurity to hold us back from something new God is calling us to do, we may miss out on his greatest purpose for our life. As believers, we go from strength to strength, from glory to glory. And in order to keep expanding God's kingdom, we have to keep growing and trying new things." - Christine Caine

"My calling is to preach the love of God and the forgiveness of God and the fact that he does forgive us." - Billy Graham

"Calling is a 'yes' to God that carries a 'no' to the chaos of modern demands. Calling is the key to tracing the story line of our lives and unriddling the meaning of our existence in a chaotic world." - Os Guinness

"When we are calling to God to turn the eye of His favor towards us He is calling to us to turn the eye of our obedience towards Him." - Matthew Henry

"And God is always calling me to open myself to all kinds of people that I've never thought about before and also calling me on this inward spiritual journey." - Gene Robinson

"I think I can tell you how I experience God. I experience God as the power of life calling me to live, I experience God as the power of love calling me to love. That's the God I see in Jesus of Nazareth, that's the God I see in the fourth gospel." - John Shelby Spong

"The only thing that will keep you from finding that which you seek is calling off the search." - Rumi

"If typography is calling attention to itself, it's taking that attention away from what the words are saying..." - Michael Bierut

"A cat likes to hear you calling him. He sits in a bush a yard from your shoes - and listens." - Pam Brown

"Faith is the response to something which is calling us from the timeless part of our reality." - Sydney Carter

"I try to stay away from calling people nerds or whatever, because I've got my own fetishes and interests." - Kyle Kinane

"You must realise now, more clearly than ever, that God is calling you to serve Him in and from the ordinary, secular and civil activities of human life. He waits for us everyday, in the laboratory, in the operating theatre, in the army barracks, in the university chair, in the factory, in the workshop, in the fileds, in the home and in all the immense panorama of work." - Josemaria Escriva

"Rights come from God and only from God." - Alan Keyes

"God is calling you to change the world one life at a time and one small step at a time. Begin today where you are." - Dillon Burroughs

"think about the way God rules. He doesn't do it by sending in the tanks. He does it by calling servants." - N T Wright

"Let the farmer forevermore be honored in his calling; for they who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God." - Thomas Jefferson

"God, what is it like to be You and hear all those people all the time everywhere, begging, imploring, calling out for anything and anyone?" - Anne Rice

"Earth recedes, Heaven opens before me. If this is death, it is sweet! There is no valley here. God is calling me, and I must go." - Dwight L Moody

"Our world is obsessed with success. But how does God define success? Success in God's eyes is faithfulness to His calling." - Billy Graham

"We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are." - Madeleine L'Engle

"What is the point in calling anything God if it does not also hold sway in every part of one's life-especially one's politics?" - Shane Claiborne

"Nature is God's workshop. The sky is his resume. The universe is his calling card. You want to know who God is? See what he has done." - Max Lucado

"I did this night promise my wife never to go to bed without calling upon God, upon my knees, in prayer." - Samuel Pepys

"The conjunction of the day and the night is the most auspicious time for calling on God. The mind remains pure at this time." - Sarada Devi

"Your life is too valuable, your calling too great, & your God too awesome to waste your life on what doesn't matter." - Craig Groeschel

"I now understand more of our calling. The weakest instruments are chosen to do the greatest works so that the glory might go to God." - Paul Washer

""His words moved people closer to God." I'd be happy if that's what people said about me at the end of the day. It's always been my calling." - Brian Bird

"Take heart young people! Christ is calling you and the world awaits you! Remember the Kingdom of God needs your generous and complete dedication." - Pope John Paul Ii

"If you do not magnify your calling, God will hold you responsible for those who you might have saved-had you done your duty." - John Taylor

"We feel unhappy and confused with our life when we don't do the focus or calling that God has on our life." - John C Maxwell

"I really believe that what I do as an actress is my God-given talent. This is my calling, not my career." - Angela Bassett

"I always believed in God, I would go to mass most of the time, but I had no idea of the calling to holiness." - Jim Caviezel

"Let none, however difficult the circumstances, consider himself as debarred from the way of holiness. Have we but God and the cross of Christ, we have the means for becoming altogether holy in our walk and conversation. What dungeon is there that can shut us out from this? Only let us use the present location and means faithfully and truly, taking them from God's hand, and we shall find him able to free us from all that is really a hindrance. Let us each one desire to be a saint in his own place and calling, instead of building 'castles in the air' of future holiness." - Gerhard Tersteegen

"Waves are toys from God." - Clay Marzo

"All music comes from God." - Johnny Cash

"God save me from myself." - Billy Wilder

"God save me from idealists." - Jim Butcher

"Nothing is far from God." - Saint Monica

"Discouragement is not from God." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"Safety is from God alone." - Anonymous

"Discouragement is not from God." - Ignatius Loyola

"God save us from religion." - David Icke

"Expect great things from God, receive great things from God. Expect little from God, receive little from God." - William Carey

"You may not know, But it is absolutely true: With each heartbeat Your heart is calling: "God, God!" You may not hear it, But God Himself definitely hears Your heart's cry." - Sri Chinmoy

"I'm calling my book series the 'with God series.' And this next 'with God' book is Friendship with God, which comes out in November. This books challenges us to bring about the end of 'better' on this planet." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Rights come from God, not from government." - Roy Moore

"Lipgloss is my calling!" - Vanessa Hudgens

"Fathers, yours is an eternal calling from which you are never released. Callings in the Church, as important as they are, by their very nature are only for a period of time, and then an appropriate release takes place. But a father's calling is eternal, and its importance transcends time. It is a calling for both time and eternity." - Ezra Taft Benson

"What God is doing today is calling people out of the world for His name. Whether they come from the Muslim world, or the Buddhist world, or the Christian world, or the non-believing world, they are members of the body of Christ because they've been called by God. They may not even know the name of Jesus, but they know in their hearts they need something that they don't have and they turn to the only light they have and I think they're saved and they're going to be with us in heaven." - Billy Graham

"Once I asked my counsellor for advice about my vocation. I asked, 'How can I know if God is calling me and for what he is calling me?' He answered, 'You will know by your happiness. If you are happy with the idea that God calls you to serve him and your neighbour, this will be the proof of your vocation.'" - Mother Teresa

"The idea of 'calling' was fundamentally redefined: no longer was it about being called to serve God by leaving the world; it was now about serving God in the world" - Alister E. McGrath

"The history of God's people is not a record of God searching for courageous men and women who could handle the task, but God transforming the hearts of cowards and calling them to live courageous lives." - Erwin Mcmanus

"God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. The answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts-it's falling in love with God." - Francis Chan

"Any religious person who says he does not really need human friends because God is his Friend is calling God a liar because He's the One Who says we also need human friends." - Mark Driscoll

"The idea of "calling' was fundamentally redefined: no longer was it about being called to serve God by leaving the world; it was now about serving God in the world" - Alister E. McGrath

"I think in my world of religion, you're called to preach or you don't preach. Called by God to preach. I never been ordained by God to preach the gospel. I have a calling, it's called to perform and sing." - Johnny Cash

"Start calling yourself healed, happy, whole, blessed, and prosperous. Stop talking to God about how big your mountains are, and start talking to your mountains about how big your God is!" - Joel Osteen

"I believe God takes the things in our lives - family, background, education - and uses them as part of his calling. It might not be to become a pastor. But I don't think God wastes anything." - Eugene H Peterson

"The law itself exhibits justice and teaches wisdom by abstinence from sensible images and by calling out to the Maker and Father of the universe." - Clement of Alexandria

"What about the poor salesman who is calling into the office from the corner saloon instead of the home sickbed he claims he is in?" - Malcolm Forbes

"Democrats are calling Christine O'Donnell 'the Sarah Palin of the East.' Really? She's a loud, emotionally unstable woman from Delaware. That's not Sarah Palin, that's Joe Biden." - Craig Ferguson

"There is a dark place calling to me, but I will not go just yet. I know I can't return from it." - Lauren Destefano

"When we're living as amateurs, we're running away from our calling - meaning our work, our destiny, the obligation to become our truest and highest selves." - Steven Pressfield

"Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or wealth or color." - John F Kennedy

"NASA scientists announced the discovery of 50 new planets, among them what they're calling Super Earth. It's indistinguishable from regular earth until it removes its glasses." - Peter Sagal

"It is time to set aside the old partisan bickering and finger-pointing and name-calling that comes from freeing parents to make different choices for their children." - George W Bush

"Watching a woman make Russian pancakes, you might think that she was calling on the spirits or extracting from the batter the philosopher's stone." - Anton Chekhov

"Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible things you eliminate from your life, but by the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Whoever functions in an office or calling received from one who holds priesthood keys exercises priesthood authority in performing her or his assigned duties." - Dallin H. Oaks

"The universe must be full of voices, calling from star to star in a myriad tongues. One day we shall join that cosmic conversation." - Arthur C Clarke

"That's what I want to see, and that's what Trump is calling for, to take the power back from Washington, D.C." - Don King

"So I rang up my local swimming baths. I said 'Is that the local swimming baths?' He said 'It depends where you're calling from." - Tim Vine

"So wrote Pater, calling an art-for-art's sake muezzin to the faithful from the topmost turret of the ivory tower." - Cyril Connolly

"Husbands and wives should understand that their first calling-from which they will never be released-is to one another and THEN to their children." - Boyd K. Packer

"Art is the great democrat, calling forth creative genius from every sector of society, disregarding race or religion or wealth or color" - John F Kennedy

"In 2005, I was the first member of Congress to introduce legislation calling for an immediate withdrawal of our troops from Iraq." - Jim Mcgovern

"There have been days when I sought respite from my life, only to find myself calling every hour to check on it." - Robert Breault

"People from New York have been calling, to see if I'm still alive. When I answer the phone, you can hear the disappointment in their voice." - Maurice Sendak

"So I rang up my local swimming baths. I said 'Is that the local swimming baths?' He said 'It depends where you're calling from.'" - Tim Vine

"I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy. I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers." - Lauren Hutton

"Our deepest calling is not to grow in our knowledge of God. It is to make disciples. Our knowledge will grow - the Holy Spirit, Jesus promised, will guide us into all truth. But that's not our calling, it is His. Our calling is to prepare the world for Christ's return. The world is not ready yet. And so, we go about introducing a dying world to the Savior of Life. Anything we do toward our own growth must be toward that end." - Jeff Bryant

"Desire God, and you will have desires from God." - Smith Wigglesworth

"Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God." - William Carey

"Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God." - William Carey

"There is also the very real possibility that, in the justice of God, one of the reasons He uses the weak and the foolish of the world is so that no argument could be made later that certain people were advantaged in some unfair way by that which was unearned-either in the premortal life or here. Hence it seems prudent for us to realize that just because one is set apart or ordained to a certain calling or assignment he or she must not expect to be set apart from the stresses of life. There appear to be no immunities." - Neal A Maxwell

"I learned from my father that music is from God and the message is from God." - Ziggy Marley



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