Happy Tuesday Saints.
Romans 12:1-2 “OFFER YOUR BODIES AS A LIVING SACRIFICE, HOLY AND PLEASING TO GOD – THIS IS YOUR TRUE AND PROPER WORSHIP. DO NOT BE CONFORMED TO THE PATTERN OF THIS WORLD, BUT BE TRANSFORMED BY THE RENEWING OF YOUR MIND.”
Notice that deciding to LIVE for God comes before the renewing of the mind.
You can’t renew your mind if you haven’t first decided to sacrifice and abandon your own way of living in order TO LIVE ALL-OUT FOR GOD.
Otherwise, you’ll be stuck in no-mans-land with one foot in the world and the other in God’s Kingdom – GOING NOWHERE.
Choosing to be a LIVING sacrifice means that you’ve decided not to CONFORM TO THE PATTERN OF THIS WORLD. You’ve chosen, instead, to ACT UPON God’s Word and be TRANSFORMED.
In other words, you’re not trying to THINK your way into transformation – you’re MOVING, ACTING, and WORKING your way into a new way of thinking.
The decision to change your life by becoming a LIVING SACRIFICE, HOLY, AND PLEASING TO GOD is a significant part of renewing the mind.
You can’t renew your mind if you haven’t decided to live right. The quality of your decision will determine the quality of your transformation. LIVING ALL-OUT FOR GOD will help develop and complete your new way of thinking.
So, if you really want to transform your life, offer yourself unto God as a LIVING SACRIFICE and go ALL-OUT for Him.
Have a wonderful day. God bless, and lots’a love,