2 ideas about worship:“shachah”=“proskuneo”= adoration“abad” = “latreuo” = service Worship = adoration + service Worship is a L I F E S T Y L E.
v1 “in view of God’s mercy,” God in His mercy/grace sent Jesus to die for our sins. “Amazing love, how can it beThat You my King should die for me Amazing love, I know it’s true, It’s my joy to honour You, In all I do, I’ll honour You.”
v1 “offer your bodies as living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.” 3 words:1. Offer : We present our lives to God.2. Bodies: The body is the sum total of everything we are physically, emotionally, intellectually, volitionally, and spiritually.3. Sacrifice: Something we give to God as an act of worship.
3 aspects of this sacrificial lifestyle of worship.1. Living Sacrifice: to live for God.2. Holy Sacrifice: to be set apart for God.3. Pleasing Sacrifice: to be acceptable to God. v1 “your spiritual worship” = your reasonable service.
v2 “Do not conform any longer …., but be transformed …”• Negatively: we are not to conformed/shaped by the world.• Positively: we are to be transformed/changed by the renewing of our minds.• How are we transformed? 2 Cor 3:18,