Call on Him

Or “We Call Upon God”
Or “Call on His Name”
Or “Call on the Name of the Lord”
Or something similar

This is a subsidiary post of Relating to Christ.
It is also a subsidiary post of Words Relevant to Prayer.
It is also a subsidiary post of The Name of the Lord.
It is also a subsidiary post of Call.
It is also a subsidiary post of Lord.

To “call on the Lord” and to “call on the name of the Lord” are the same thing; see Acts 7:59 and Romans 10:12-14 below.

John 13:13  –  “You call Me Teacher and Lord…”


Acts 7:59  –  “They went on stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!'”

Acts 22:16  –  “…Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.”

Romans 10:12 –  “…the same Lord is Lord of all, abounding in riches for all who call on Him;”
Romans 10:13 (quoting Joel 2:32 below)  –  “for ‘WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED.'”
Romans 10:14  –  “How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed?…”

1 Corinthians 1:2  –  “with all who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours”

2 Timothy 2:22  –  “Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.”


Genesis 4:26  –  “…Then men began to call upon the name of the LORD.”

Genesis 13:3, 4  –  “…and there Abram called on the name of the LORD.”

Deuteronomy 4:7  –  “For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as is the LORD our God whenever we call on Him?”

1 Kings 8:46-52  – “…that Your eyes may be open to the supplication of Your servant and to the supplication of Your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they call to You.”

1 Kings 18:24  –  “Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of the LORD, and the God who answers by fire, He is God…”

Psalm 4:1  –  “Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness!…”

Psalm 145:18, 19  –  “The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth…He will also hear their cry and will save them.”

Isaiah 55:6, 7  –  “…Call upon Him while He is near…”

Jeremiah 29:12  –  “Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.”

Jeremiah 33:3  –  “Call to Me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.”

Joel 2:32 (quoted in Acts 2:21 and Romans 10:13 above)  –   “And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the LORD will be delivered…”

Zechariah 7:13, 14 –  “‘And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen,’ says the LORD of hosts…”

Zechariah 13:9  –  “…They will call on My name, and I will answer them…”

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