Contributed by David Wilson on Jul 25, 2011
It is because of God's mercy that Paul pleads for believers to present themselves as living sacrifices to God. What follows that plea is a description of a holy, dedicated life.
ROMANS 12:1 (AMPLIFIED BIBLE)
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