By the Mercies of God

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Is music a part of our worship of God? Certainly, it is! But is it the totality of our worship? Absolutely not! Can … Continue reading By the Mercies of God

They Will Think Us Peculiar

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” When you think of worship, what comes to mind? When I hear other Christians speak of worship of God, primarily what I hear … Continue reading They Will Think Us Peculiar

Surrendered to God

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” Surrender As followers of Jesus Christ, our lives are to be surrendered to our Lord unequivocally. There is not to be “wiggle room” … Continue reading Surrendered to God

Before It’s Too Late

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” When you think of worship of God, what comes to mind immediately? In America, the response I often get is this image of … Continue reading Before It’s Too Late

Renewal of Minds

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” This appeal is not only to those who are truly in Christ, by genuine God-given faith in Jesus Christ, but to those who … Continue reading Renewal of Minds

Our Daily Practice

A Living Sacrifice Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” This appeal here is much stronger than just a mere request. Thus, it is not simply a suggestion or a … Continue reading Our Daily Practice

Conformity

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 3:23 a.m. – The Lord Jesus put in mind the song “Lord Move Me.” Speak, Lord, your words to my heart. I read Romans 12:1-2 (NASB). A Holy Sacrifice (v. 1a) Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable … Continue reading Conformity