The Sacrifice Matters Part One

NOTES FROM A SERMON PRESENTED BY DR. GREG SLOOP AT THE KANNAPOLIS CHURCH OF GOD ON SUNDAY, November 11, 2018 IN THE 10:30 AM SERVICE.  FOR VIDEO OF SERVICES, GO TO THE CHURCH WEBSITE, HTTP://WWW.KCOG.ORG, AND CLICK ON THE LIVESTREAM LINK FOR A REPLAY OF THE SERVICES.  FOR AUDIO OF THE SERVICES, GO THE THE WEBSITE AND CLICK ON THE MEDIA PAGE.

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (NKJV)

Part One
A Living Sacrifice: Your Reasonable Service

Romans 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.

I. I Beseech You (Urgency)

II. Present Your Body (Offering)

III. Living Sacrifice (Not a one-time gift, but a life of sacrifice)

IV. Holy (Separate, Clean)

V. Acceptable to God (God accepts the holy)

VI. Reasonable Service (Not extraordinary, expected, the norm)

Part Two
Transformation Matters

Romans 12:2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. (NKJV)

VIII. Conformity to the World

IX. Transformation

X. Renewing the Mind

XI. The Will of God

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