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How to Discover Your Calling

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In these promiscuous times, when people find it difficult to stay in one community or church for more than ten months, and with one spouse for more than ten years, it is no surprise that we jump around from calling to calling, often reducing a vocation to a job and thereby finding little satisfaction.

"But we urge you, brethren, to ... aspire to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work well with your hands, as we directed you, so that you may behave properly toward outsiders and be dependent on no one" (1 Thes. 4:11-12).

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1 [ Back ] John Calvin, Four Last Books of Moses, I:303.

Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California (Escondido, California), host of the White Horse Inn, national radio broadcast, and editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. He is author of many books, including The Gospel-Driven Life, Christless Christianity, People and Place, Putting Amazing Back Into Grace, The Christian Faith, and For Calvinism.

Issue: "By the Sweat of Our Brow" May/June 1999 Vol. 8 No. 3 Page number(s): 8-13

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