Romans 12:1-2 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.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Present Your Bodies As a Living Sacrifice to God
God gave us bodies to make his glory more visible. The aim of showing mercy is showing God.
The Renewed Mind and How to Have It
Any effort to renew our minds must follow the Holy Spirits initiatives and enabling. The renewal of our minds is first and decisively his work not ours.
Dare to Be DifferentA Commentary on Romans 12:1-2 Bible.org Blogs
Dare to Be DifferentA Commentary on Romans 12:1-2 ... as a sacrifice alive, holy, and pleasing to God which is your reasonable service.
A Living Sacrifice
Which best characterizes your spiritual service - a small sacrifice or a total commitment? If you're like most believers. you want to have total commitment - but you're uncertain how to develop it...
Romans 12:1-2 ... Through an attitude of continual submission to God, however , our hearts and lives will be transformed by God's power.
Elements of a Living Sacrifice
This morning, we come to the Lords Table, as you can see, and thought that it would be good for us to think a little more extensively on this occasion because we don't want to come lightly to the Lo...
14. The New Mind (Romans 12)
Introduction While he was president of Princeton Seminary, Dr. John Mackay was heard to say, Commitment without reflection is fanaticism in action. But reflection without commitment is the paralysis of all action.76
What Is the Will of God and How Do We Know It?
God wills all things. But that does not mean he wants all things in the same way.
29. The Road to Renewal (Romans 12:1-2)
Introduction Sometimes I get disappointed, even upset, when something turns out to be less than represented. For instance, the local A & W Root Beer drive-in used to serve our root beer in large, iced glasses. The root beer was delicious, but the glass was empty after drinking on...
Towards a Biblical Definition of Spiritual Formation: Romans 12:1-2
Introduction Somewhat of a modern lexical invention, the term spiritual formation refers to a concept that is almost ubiquitous in Scripture. Because the term has only recently become widely used, an important task for scholarship at the present time is to define the topic prop...