Monday, June 20, 2011

Called and Chosen

Jesus went up on a mountainside
(can you imaging the rough steep climb) 
 and called to him those he wanted, 
 (how very special they were)!!
and they came to him." Mark 3:13
 (no hesitation, they hastened)

I wonder if they realised at the time, how very honoured they were?
(I'm sure they didn't)

Jesus Christ, the son of God....The Word of God, God himself..

Choose each of these men,  from many.

YOU...  who are reading this now, are also special.
Because YOU... have been chosen.!

Do you realise?  How very special you are to Him?
It is no coincidence!!   YOU are chosen...
Because He loves you..


Dusk over the Sea of Galilee, 
where Jesus liked to sail, and to rest from the crowds.

He was choosen to come to earth and fulfil a purpose.

He chose you, and me, to be an important part in that purpose.

 SO ......
"Rejoice in the Lord always. 

I will say it again: Rejoice!
Let your gentleness be evident to all. 
The Lord is near. 
Do not be anxious about anything, 
but in every situation,
by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, 
present your requests to God.  
And the peace of God, 
which transcends all understanding, 
will guard your hearts 
and your minds
in Christ Jesus."             
Praise His name.
Philippians 4:4-7


  1. So thankful to be chosen! I want to live my life as a thanksgiving to Him.

    Have a beautiful week.


  2. The older I get, the more I realize just how undeserving I am of being among the chosen. I sure do appreciate it though!

  3. Just stopping by to say hello and read a wonderful post - I too appreciate the older I get the wonderful story!

  4. Thank you so much for following! Nice to meet you too!!!

    Amen! We are chosen by God! It is God who chose us and not that we chose God. We are chosen, appointed and anointed... to bear fruit, fruit that will last... !!!

  5. Wonderful. Uplifting. He calls us friends...can you believe it? How wonderful, how awesome.

    Blessings dear girl,

  6. Many are called but few are chosen! I want to be among those that are "chosen". As George Smythe stated in his comment, the older I get the more I understand the incredible Love and Forgiveness of the Father and the Son. As I went before him in prayer this morning, I realizaed how empty of anything valuable to offer him I was and I am indeed poor and needy of a Holy Righteous God. Open the windows of Heaven LORD let it rain!

  7. Thank you for posting this. It was comforting, beautiful and uplifting.

  8. Beautiful post, Crystal Mary. How wonderful it is to be chosen by Him. Thank you for sharing.

  9. Amen, he is a awesome God. To God be the Glory. Praise the Lord. Beautiful message.

  10. Beautiful words. I am so excited to be a chosen follower. Thanks for visiting our blog - Not Accidentally. Our team is Ann, Debbie and Lori (3 sisters)

  11. Thanks for your beautiful post, Crystal. It is so reassuring, encouraging and thrilling to read!

  12. Thank you Jesus for choosing to save me.
    Thank you Crystal Mary for this post.


  13. Hi Crystal Mary -

    This stirred my spirit juices indeed.

    Our Lord knew that I so needed to read these words today.

    Thank you so much!

  14. AH this was much needed today! I've enjoyed my stay on your blog so much, thank you for allowing God to shine through you!



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