"By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went."††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† † óHebrews 11:8
††††† Faith in Christ is given to lost men and women according to Godís eternal purpose of grace in election (Eph. 1:3-4). It is the result of Christís atonement (Heb. 9:12). It is wrought in chosen, redeemed sinners by the power and grace of the Holy Spiritís omnipotent, irresistible, effectual call (Eph. 2:1-10). They and they alone are ďthe calledĒ according to the purpose of God for whom all things work together for good (Rom. 8:28).