Called to More
This past week focused on the idea that as followers of Jesus, we are called to more. Not necessarily more money, a bigger house, vacations, or followers, but fulfilling who God created us to be. There is nothing wrong with those things, but they are not the type of more God calls us toward. When God calls us, he calls us to who before do.
Two Types of More
- Based on Sin
We want more money, a bigger house, cars, clothes, vacations, friends, and followers. It is never enough. No matter how much we have, we always want more.
- A Godly Type of More
Fulfilling who God created us to be.
Start With Who
When most believers think of calling, they tend to think about do before they think about who.
Called To Who Before Do
Do Examples :
• Overseas or inner-city missions
• Start a ministry
• Start a non-profit
These might eventually come, but only after discovering who God is calling you to be.
“Your calling is more about who you are becoming than what you are doing.”
“Understanding our who illuminates our do.”
“Another way to say this is you are called first to salvation, then to sanctification, then to serving. Sanctification and serving will then run parallel until heaven. The two work hand in hand.”
“Let’s think about the two whos of Jesus and you and how they give significance to your dos.”
- Jesus – We are called to be like Jesus. Whatever you do, do it for Jesus.
- You – The person God made you to be.
“If your do is about who God wants you to become and who you want to become, then your do is not small.”
If you are a follower of Jesus, briefly write out your testimony-how you came to salvation in Christ.
List the most significant changes Christ has made in your life since salvation.
What is your do – your calling to serve?
Is there a service that you sense God has called you to do, but the opportunity has not come about yet? Explain.
If your do is about who God wants you to become, about who you want to become, then your do is not small.
Whoever is the least among you is the greatest.
-Luke 9:48 NLT
 Groeschel, C. (2023). The Power to Change: Mastering the Habits That Matter Most. Zondervan.