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Romans 12:1

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 1 I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service and worship.1 [At the conlusion of the death of our selfish, sinful nature, we are washed on the inside with holy water, we are burned with the Holy Spirit's baptism of fire, the blood of Jesus is sprinkled in our consciences, (the door to our heart), and we offer the incense of prayerful praise, joy, and thanksgiving for being freed from the darkness of this world to enter the kingdom. These are the events that you must see, feel, and experience before your belief has yielded salvation.]

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1 Paul says present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service and worship. The animal sacrifices in the Old Testament featured washing of the inwards, their blood was sprinkled on altar by the door to the tabernacle, and then burned with fire; incense was part of the grain offering as well as the lamp tending. At the conlusion of the death of our selfish, sinful nature, we are washed on the inside with holy water, we are burned with the Holy Spirit's baptism of fire, the blood of Jesus is sprinkled in our consciences, (the door to our heart), and we offer the incense of prayerful praise, joy, and thanksgiving for being freed from the darkness of this world to enter the kingdom. These are the events that you must see, feel, and experience for you to be a true believer in the Son of God.

You must put to death the lusts, plesures, and addictions of your body; as Paul says Rom 8:13: For if you live after the flesh, you shall die; but if you kill the deeds of the body through the Spirit, you shall live. The Spirit is the one who searches your heart, showing you your sins, giving you the motivation to repent; which, when you do repent, the spirit then kills and removes that sin in your heart. Do this repetitively, and you will become without sin by the Spirit's removal of sin. Then your body is a new wineskin, fit to be inhabited by Christ and the Father, who make their home in those who love and obey them; who dwell in your body, the temple of the living God. Then your body is their vehicle, as they prompt you, lead you, and energize you to serve God and your fellow man in love — this is the true worship, which is then your supreme joy.

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