Powered by 4 - March 15, 2014


Your Sacrifice

today's reading.
Psalm 51  Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions...

David is asking God to cleanse him and to create in him a clean heart and for God to renew a right spirit within him (vs. 10). And then he tells the Lord that he will honor, promote and praise Him, not with a physical sacrifice or a burnt offering, but with his actions and especially his words. Verse 16 tells us "The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise." 

So what does your sacrifice to the Lord look like? In the past week how have your actions and words honored, praised and promoted God? Tami

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