Called, Chosen, and Sanctified–
In the Book of Acts, the Lord says that the Apostle Paul was a “chosen vessel” unto Him.
“But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:” (Acts 9:15)
Jesus said that “many are called, but few are chosen.”
“So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.” (Mat. 20:16)
The Bible tells us what God requires of those who desire to be a “chosen vessel” for the Lord and His glory.
“Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let everyone that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.” (2Tim. 2:19)
“But in a great house there are not only vessels…
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