Our Reasonable Service: Romans 12:1-2

That we would be transformed through the renewal of our minds, which only come by the word of truth.  May we always be open to the truth of God.

  • Romans 11:30-12:1 – The Great Mercies of Godlightstock_196820_jpg_patrick
    • Romans 6:1-14, 8:12-17
  • Characteristics of our sacrifice to God:
    • Living: Galatians 2:20, 5:24-25, 6:14
    • Holy: 2 Tim 2:21-22; 1 Peter 1:17-19
    • Acceptable to God: Ephesians 5:1-5
    • Spiritual and rational service
  • Romans 12:2 – We need a change in template, a new spiritual template
    • Ephesians 2:1-10 – Christians are made for doing good work
    • Philippians 3:17-21 – Pattern after the Apostles and the faithful ones
    • 1 Peter 4:1-5 – Leaving the old behind, the world will think you strange
    • The Lord cares about the details: Proverbs 11:1, 20:23, 20:10, 16:11
  • It is Christ Jesus who must be in control of His people: 2 Cor 5:14-21