30th April, 2018
A Living Sacrifice
Romans 12:1 KJV
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.
Our bodies are the temple of the living God. He resides within us and dwells in us. Yet, this text tells us to present our bodies to Him. Why is it a sacrifice? It’s a sacrifice because it costs you something. It costs you letting go of your will. It costs you walking by faith regardless of what you see. It costs you letting go of your selfish desires and surrendering completely to His lordship over your life. It’s a living sacrifice because it will definitely cost you something. Why are we supposed to then offer this “living sacrifice”? Simply because at that point in time, we permit Him to freely express Himself through us without any obstruction from our own desires or a stubborn will. Paul the Apostle also tells us that this is supposed to be our reasonable service. This simply means that it’s the reasonable thing to do. It falls within reason to surrender yourself to Him for the glory of His name.
I urge you today to surrender to God completely without any reservation in all areas of your life and allow Him be glorified through you.
#Pray Thank you Father that you love me so much and desire to express yourself through me. This day I surrender my will and live all my moments to glorify You.
Author – Nefe