February 25, 2018: RISING

Be Transformed – Going Beyond the Mind We Have

Romans 12:1-2 (NTE)

So, my dear family, this is my appeal to you by the mercies of God: offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God. Worship like this brings your mind into line with God’s. What’s more, don’t let yourselves be squeezed into the shape dictated by the present age. Instead, be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you can work out what God’s will is, what is good, acceptable and complete.

 

Isaiah 55:6-9 (NRSV)

6 Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near; 7 let the wicked forsake their way, and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. 8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the Lord. 9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

 

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About the Speaker

A sermon by Robby White

Robby is the Senior Pastor at Locust Grove. He’s a gifted preacher, teacher, and writer. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree and is an associate professor and Director of Religious Studies and Ethics at Athens State University.

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