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But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all.
Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
To do righteousness and justice Is desired by the LORD more than sacrifice.
Samuel said, "Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams.
"But go and learn what this means: 'I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,' for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
For I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, And in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.
AND TO LOVE HIM WITH ALL THE HEART AND WITH ALL THE UNDERSTANDING AND WITH ALL THE STRENGTH, AND TO LOVE ONE'S NEIGHBOR AS HIMSELF, is much more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices."
And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
"Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High;
Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
"Then they shall bring all your brethren from all the nations as a grain offering to the LORD, on horses, in chariots, in litters, on mules and on camels, to My holy mountain Jerusalem," says the LORD, "just as the sons of Israel bring their grain offering in a clean vessel to the house of the LORD.
you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the gospel of God, so that my offering of the Gentiles may become 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