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Showing posts from February 12, 2012

Marching forward with ACT:s of sacrifice

Image found at Flicker via sharing rights / By photographer: austinvan "So here's what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don't become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You'll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you." Romans 12:1-2 A little while ago, I started sorting through a bookshelf in my living room. The truth is, I love books and the process of sorting through them is a difficult - but necessary task. The shelf had become so heavily loaded with books, that I cou