Chapter Nineteen Questions

The Gospel Call

  1. Did you read the entire chapter?
  2. What is the gospel call? How is it different from the effectual call?
  3. Why is the gospel call necessary?
  4. What are some ways you can present the gospel call in counseling sessions without implying the person is not a Christian? (You don’t want to offend them.)
  5. Why would you want to do #4 above? How is this not cynicism or suspicion, but wisdom?
  6. What “struck” you about this chapter; what helped you; what was new, and how do you think your life and counseling will benefit?
  7. What are some differences between a person who has heard the gospel call and a person who has heard an effectual call?