Far too many Christians today relate their acceptance by God to their performance in His service. Our acceptance is based in Jesus’ redemptive work alone!
To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Paul tells us that our “reasonable service” is to become “living sacrifices”. This should be our first priority.
Dear friends, God is good. So I beg you to offer your bodies to him as a living sacrifice, pure and pleasing. That’s the most…
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