Agathos Living: Sanctification
Topic: Romans Passage: Romans 12:1–12:2
February 15, 2015
“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.” Romans 12:1-2
Just as God desired the unblemished lamb and the firstfruits of Israel’s crop, He desires the best from His people today. Though we know that in our sinful state even our best efforts are tainted, when we submit ourselves to His light, He will permeate even the darkest sin or shortcoming. Our failings can become testimonies to His power and our triumphs proofs of His grace!
Is there any part of your life that you have not been willing to surrender to the control of the Lord? Prayerfully consider opening your hands to Him in that area and ask Him to be Lord over ALL your life.
I ask that you help my unbelief. Strengthen my faith and aid me in trusting you to be Lord over every part of my life, even as I wrestle with
In the name of Jesus, I ask this of You. Amen.