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I would like to know more about the
that we receive as individuals and how we can tell if we are going in the right direction or not.
"Let every man abide in the same calling wherein he was called"
(1 Corinthians 7:20). What is meant in 1 Corinthians 7:20 when it says
"the same calling wherein he was called"
? Does this mean a certain moment that one should recognize as the
in one’s own life? I have thought about the calling in different ways: 1. The general
of following Him and deepening our faith by obeying the Commandments, etc. (i.e., the
to be a Christian) 2. The individual
can involve what career we work towards and service we do. (These would be the "small" specific things of which He takes notice). I have been doing the same routine for a while now—doing a certain type of service. I do not feel like I'm progressing much and that I should be doing something else with it. Does 1 Corinthians 7:20 mean a person should continue to do the same thing that they were doing
? For example, remaining in the same occupation/service or study that they were in
they were called? (i.e., a certain
that one should recognize as the
in his or her own life?) Do you know some ways that we can find out where He might be calling us to go next? I have heard from a priest in a sermon about trial and error in hearing His Voice, and how we learn along the way where He wants us to go. I have heard people talk about being called to do this or that, and that it feels like it is the right place for them. They sound confident in saying that where they are at is where God has called them to be. Are we supposed to examine what our
might be by looking at we love to do the most, or can our
be something that we do not enjoy but feel like we have to do? (With this, thinking about maybe one is
to go out of the comfort zones). Should someone stay in a certain service waiting for the love for it to be there one day while the love is not there, or should they leave it because there is no love for that specific field of service?
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