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But even if I am poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.
Otherwise, He would have had to suffer many times since the foundation of the world. But now He has appeared one time, at the end of the ages, for the removal of sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
The sacrifice pleasing to God is a broken spirit.
God, You will not despise a broken and humbled heart.
Doing what is righteous and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
Then Samuel said:Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices
as much as in obeying the Lord?Look: to obey is better than sacrifice,
to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.
Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice.For I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
For I desire loyalty and not sacrifice,
the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
And to love Him with all your heart, with all your understanding, and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is far more important than all the burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Don’t neglect to do what is good and to share, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.
Sacrifice a thank offering to God,
and pay your vows to the Most High.
Therefore, through Him let us continually offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of our lips that confess His name.
Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.
They will bring all your brothers from all the nations as a gift to the Lord on horses and chariots, in litters, and on mules and camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem,” says the Lord, “just as the Israelites bring an offering in a clean vessel to the house of the Lord.
you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house for a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest of God’s good news. My purpose is that the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
- A Broken Heart
- Acceptance, From God
- Acceptance, Of Worship
- Acceptance, divine
- Being Grateful
- Broken Hearts
- Burnt offering
- Giving Thanks
- God's Desires
- Grace, In Human Relationships
- Grateful Heart
- Nominal Religion
- Offerings, Figurative
- Orthodoxy, In Ot
- Priesthood, In Nt
- Priests, Tasks In Nt Times
- Sacrifice, In Ot
- Sanctification, Nature And Basis
- Sin, God's Remedy For
- Thank You
- Thankfulness To Others