Romans 12:1-2

 Genesis 22 – shows incredible surrender by both Abraham & Isaac    

Why should I surrender my life to God?  

Because of how merciful God has been to you… it is only reasonable to conclude… (Rom 14:7, 8)      

What does that surrender include for my life?  

Living sacrifices

1 Peter 2:5 Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.      

Holy – separated from the world and unto God

The fall of the Christian

Become a friend of the world (James 4:4)

Then spotted by the world (Jam. 1:27)

Then love the world (1 John 2:15)

Then conformed to the world (Rom. 12:2)    

Acceptable to God – well pleasing to God