Romans 12:1-2

A Living Sacrifice

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

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Michele
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iii. The holiness we bring to the altar is a decision for holiness, and yielding to the work of holiness in our life. As we present our bodies a living sacrifice, God makes our life holy by burning away impurities.

We offer up and He transforms.

Paula Langley
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Paula Langley

YES!!

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Paula Langley

Love this translation” “With eyes wide open to the mercies of God, I beg you, my brothers, as an act of intelligent worship, to give Him your bodies, as a living sacrifice, consecrated to Him and acceptable by Him. Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its own mold, but let God re-mold your minds from within, so that you may prove in practice that the Plan of God for you is good, meets all His demands and moves towards the goal of true maturity.” God commanded us to do this, and He makes it possible for us… Read more »

Michele
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“What is true here?” Oh, how I love this perspective. I’m going to have to start asking this when I’m focused on how I feel or what to do. I love it.

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Bonnie

I liked that question!! “What is true here??” Every situation we face in this life has a “God’s truth!” that is who I want to be in this life!! I want to know what God’s truth!! That is the standard that I want measure my life and decisions by!! “What is God’s truth in this matter?? That is what I want to live by!!! That is what I want to think and believe in!! It is not always an easy thing to figure out Sometimes!! That is why we need to keep asking and keep seeking!! GOD’S TRUTH IN THE… Read more »