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Let’s look at and notice this world again for a while…..We could only discover lustful works, hatred, jealousy and all that are against righteousness.
This is the most sinful place where we are living at present, the
World is filled with all kinds of lustful works that it’s very difficult
For anybody to stay pure without God’s help, and God wants His people to be Holy.
We may be regular Church goers , we may have a very kind and
Merciful heart, we may be one of the very active members of the Church
and attend all the youth conference and gospel conference without
fail, that’s great ! God appreciates that and also God wants us to be of such kind.
But before that , how we have to be.
Let’s see in Romans 12:1
“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.”
We humans are created to worship the God and only God who created the universe.
The true and proper worship is explained in Romans 12:1
We have to offer our bodies as a :-
1. living sacrifice,
3. Pleasing to God.
And this is the true and proper worship
Let’s have a look at Romans 6:13 – New International Version
“Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.”
Whatever we do with the parts of our body ,that must be done for the glory of God,
Now let’s see again in Romans 13:14 –
New International Version,
“Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.”
And the desire of the flesh involves excessive desires for food , drink , sex and all that satisfy physical needs.
Next we see in 1st John 2:16 –
New International Version
“For everything in the world–the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life–comes not from the Father but from the world.”
This is the stuffs against which we have to be alert, because doing this takes us away from God .
Next I want to focus on Hebrew 13:15,16 –
New International Version (NIV)
“15-Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. 16- And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.”
In verse 15 it tells us to praise God with the lips as a sacrifice of praise, God wants our body to be used for praising God, keeping it holy.
In verse 16 we read about doing good, sharing with others which is also a kind of worship,
But we must not forget first the verse says to offer a sacrifice of praise-the fruit of lips that openly profess His name, God wants our body first and then out Charity work.
So whatever good works we do, at first we have to offer our bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, by praising God with our lips, by using our mind for God’s glory and using every part of our body for God’s glory, staying away from adultery, and staying away from all that makes us unholy.
-Because this is the true and proper worship.