Appendix 2: Vocational Texts in the Bible

Appendix 2

VOCATIONAL TEXTS IN THE BIBLE

  1.   Old Testament

Genesis         12,1-5        (The call of Abram)

15,1-7        (The call of Abram)

45,4-8        (The call of Joseph)

Exodus           3, 1-12       (The vocation of Moses)

4, 10-17     (Moses does want to accept his mission)

Deuteronomy  6, 4-9.20-24  (Love and fidelity to God)

1 Samuel        3, 1-21       (The call of Samuel)

16, 1-13     (Anointing of David)

2 Samuel       12, 1-14     ( Conversion of David)

Proverbs        8, 1-36       (Wisdom calls)

Wisdom         7, 1-30       (Wisdom)

Ecclesiastes    6, 18-37     (Wisdom)

Isaiah            6, 1-13       (The call of Isaiah)

41, 8-16     (Vocation of Israel)

42, 1-9       (Here is my servant.1º Song)

45, 1-6       (The call of Cyrus)

49, 1-6       (Here is my servant.2º Song)

50, 4-9       (Here is my servant.3º Song)

Jeremiah        1, 4-10       (The call of Jeremiah)

20, 7-18     (Confessions of Jeremiah)

24, 1-10     (Parable of the two baskets of figs)

Ezekiel          16, 1-63     (The unfaithful bride, Jerusalem)

Amos            7, 10-17     (The call of Amos)

2.   New Testament

Matthew         4, 18-22     (The call of the first four disciples)

5, 13-16     (Salt and light of the world)

7, 15-20     (The false prophets)

7, 21-27     (Wise and foolish builders.True disciples)

8,18-22      (Exigency of the apostolic call)

9, 9            (The call of Matthew)

10, 1-15     (Jesus send out the twelve apostles)

10, 37-39   (The following of Jesus)

12, 1-8       (It is mercy I want, not sacrifice)

13, 1-23     (The Parable of the sower)

16, 24-26   (The following of Jesus)

19, 16-22   (The rich young man)

19, 27-29   (Recompense for detachment)

28, 16-20   (Jesus send the apostles. Universal mission)

Mark              1, 16-20     (The call of the first disciples)

2, 13-14     (The call of Levi)

3, 13-19     (The twelve apostles. Institution)

6, 7-13       (Jesus sends out the twelve. Mission)

8,34-38      (Conditions to follow Jesus)

10, 2-12     (Eunuchs for the kingdom)

10, 17-22   (The rich young man)

10, 28-31   (Recompense for detachment)

12, 28-34   (Love, the greatest commandment)

16, 15-20   (The mission of the disciples)

Luke              1, 26-38     (The vocation of Mary)

1, 57-80     (The vocation of John the Baptist)

4, 16-30     (The anointing of Jesus)

5, 1-11       (The call of the first four disciples)

5,27-32      (The call of Levi)

6, 12-16     (The call of the Twelve)

9, 1-6         (Jesus send the Twelve on a mission)

9, 23-26     (Conditions to follow Jesus)

9, 57-62     (Exigency of the apostolic call)

10, 1-9       (Jesus send out the seventy-two disciples)

14, 25-27   (The cost of following Jesus)

15, 11-32   (The road of the prodigal son)

18, 18-23   (The rich young man)

22, 28-30   (Recompense to the apostles)

24, 13-55   (The disciples of Emmaus)

John              1, 35-51     (Jesus meets the first disciples. Call)

10, 14-18   (The good shepherd)

13, 1-19     (Jesus washes his disciples’ feet)

15, 15-17   (Jesus chooses his own)

20, 19-23   (Jesus sends his disciples)

Acts               9, 1-19       (Saul meets Jesus. Call)

22, 3-16     (Call of Paul)

26, 9-18     (Call of Paul)

Romans         1, 1-7         (Christian call)

8, 28-30     (Called in Christ)

1 Corinthians  1, 26-31        (To whom does God call)

3, 5-11       (Mission of preachers)

2 Corinthians  4, 1-15          ( Sufferings of ministry)

Galatians        1, 11-18     (Call of Paul)

4, 1-7         (Divine Sonship)

Ephesians       1, 13-14     (All called in the plan of salvation)

1 Timothy       1, 12-17     (Call of Paul)

4, 12-16     (Do not neglect the spiritual gift conferred                        on you)

2 Timothy        1, 6-14       (Do not neglect the spiritual gift                                          conferred on you)

4, 6-18       (Paul at the end of his life)

Titus               1, 5-9         (Qualities of candidates)

Hebrews         5, 1-6         (Priest taken from among men)

10, 5-14     (Vocations of Jesus Christ)

1 Peter           2, 4-10       (The new priesthood)

5, 1-4         (Admonitions to Elders)

2 Peter           1, 3-11       (Call of God who chose you to holiness)

Revelation      7, 9-17       (The triumph)

14, 1-5       (The accompaniment)