I APPEAL to you therefore, brethren, and beg of you in view of [all] the mercies of God, to make a decisive dedication of your bodies [presenting all your members and faculties] as a living sacrifice, holy (devoted, consecrated) and well pleasing to God, which is your reasonable (rational, intelligent) service and spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].” Romans 12:1-2 AMP
It’s impossible to know or walk in God’s will for your life without submission. Many people find it difficult to know God’s will or practice His will for their lives because they don’t present themselves a living sacrifice unto God. Some say it’s very difficult. God Almighty will never ask us do anything when He has not given us the grace and ability to do it. The grace to do is in God’s Word. The Word of God is the grace of God.
Presenting our members as a submissive tool to God Almighty is a matter of choice. You have to be willing to practice what God says and also give yourself to what He says. When you begin to act in this way, you will experience the sufficiency of God’s grace at work in your life and His will for you will be very clear in Jesus Christ mighty Name.
God Almighty takes glory in our weakness and turns it into strength by His special grace at work in, with and upon our lives.
But He said to me, My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you [sufficient against any danger and enables you to bear the trouble manfully]; for My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves most effective in [your] weakness. Therefore, I will all the more gladly glory in my weaknesses and infirmities, that the strength and power of Christ (the Messiah) may rest (yes, may pitch a tent over and dwell) upon me!” 2 Corinthians 12:9 AMP
Let’s pray together:
Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your Word. I take pleasure in my infirmities that Your power may rest upon me in Jesus Christ mighty Name, Amen.