The Threefold Calling

2 Thessalonians 1.11

Sermon by Dr Peter Masters

In a single magnificent ‘sovereign grace’ verse, the apostle frames a prayer that three essential features of Christian living might be manifested in believing lives. Here is true conversion, plus the blessings of God’s ‘good pleasure’, plus the divine work of building up our faith.

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The Christian’s Calling

First, the nature of God’s calling – irresistible and transformational, also the basis of assurance; second, the objective of the call – pardon, liberty, holiness and heaven; third, the character of the called – lowliness, meekness, patience, and forbearance among believers and before the world.