Called

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God--

Romans 1:6 And you also are among those Gentiles who are called to belong to Jesus Christ.

Romans 1:7 To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be his holy people: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Here in all three verses the Greek is kletos. It means to be called or invited. It is an ajective not a verb. It is an accepted invite or call.
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Romans 4:17 (As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were.

In the Holman Christian Standard Bible The meaning of the Greek word katenanti is “He is the father of us all in God’s sight” gives us the sense of the word.

The word made is set or appoint

Quicken is to be made alive
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Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

And should be translated But.

Not only called but the invite was accepted.

When it says all things is that all without execption or all with distinction? I believe it is with distinction If your foot get’s runover by a tractor that is not something God wills to happen but when you get healed and your foot is whole again that is what God wants for us.
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Our next verse is:

Romans 8:30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

There is a figure of speech “Climax” which staets in verse 29.

8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

With this figure it is like climbing a set of stairs climaxing at the top step with glorified

Here the word called not only means called bur accepted on our part.
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1 Corinthinians 1:1 Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

Again this is the same as Romans 1:1
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1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be his holy people, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ--their Lord and ours:

Here we have been called to be Saints. All men are called but only those that have accepted that calling are sanctified
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1 Corinthians 1:24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

This will make more sense in context.

20 Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. 22 Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, 23 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, 24 but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 25 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.

We were called the Greeks or gentiles look for wisdom and the Jews look for a sign but we who have accepted Christ need none of that we have the power and the wisdom of God.
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1 Corinthians 1:9 God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
Now we have changed Greek words it is no longer and adjective but a verb.  The greek word is kaleo.  It means to call with a loud voice. God wants us to fellowship with his son. He is screaming for us to join in.
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Gal 1:6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you to live in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel--

God called us to grace. Again it is to call loudly.

The one of course is God. He called us to that grace. God was astonished that they had turned so quickly. If God knows all that is going to happen how would he be astonished? Wouldn’t he know it was going to happen.
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(KJV) Galattions 5:13 For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.

We have been called to liberty. Now I heard a very good definition for liberty it is a disaplined freedom. We are not to use the liberty as a license to sin. I have seen some do this because they are saved they figure why not. Well because we have been saved we should love God enough to do that which he says to do and not do that which he says no to do.
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Ephesians 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.

We are to live a life worthy of the calling we have recieved. Make the most of what you got.
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Ephesians 4:4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called;

Most translate this as in or to I believe the correct translation would be into. It is the Greek preposition en. It gives a truer sense of the word like sitting in the middle of a circle. We have only one hope and we need to remember that hope. It is what motivates us and keeps us going when times get tough.
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Colossains 3:15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

(KJV) translates  that:
 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Again the word in is the preposition en so into the center of the circle. The word rule can be translated umpire. Of course being one body is a figure of speech
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1 Thessalonians 2:12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.

We have been called into or unto his kingdom. The word into is the Greek word eis. This preposition means to travel the compelet lemgth of a vector not to head in the direction of but you get to the goal. We will be part of the kingdom and glory.
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2 Thessalonians 2:14 Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.

These two verses point out we have been called to glory.
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1 Peter 1:25 but the word of the Lord endures forever." And this is the word that was preached to you.

We were called by the gosple that was preached to us.
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1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

We were called to eternal life because we chose to do as God said to do.
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2 Timothy 1:9 He has saved us and called us to a holy life--not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,

I like King Jimmy better here:
Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

We have had grace heaped upon us he called us with an holy calling.
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1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.


Wehave been called to be sons of God.

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