A Living Sacrifice

By: Joseph H. Murray


   “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God” (Rom. 12:1–2).

   “For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus. For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor; Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God: That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified. For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us His holy Spirit. But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another” (1 Thess. 4:2–9).

   “For by one offering He hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified. Whereof the Holy Ghost also is a witness to us” (Heb. 10:14–15).

   When we yield ourselves as a sacrifice, we become a vessel to be put to death and to be set on fire for God. A sacrifice is no longer Master of its own destiny, but it is to be done with as the owner so desires.

   Then we become, as it were, a bush on fire for many to be caused to turn aside to see the wonderful sight; a vessel burning but not consumed; aflame with a fire that does not consume but only purifies.


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Listen to this wonderful sermon from Preacher Clark (recorded in the 1970s). A real blessing!

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Listen to Preacher Clark's testimony as recorded on the Pioneer Broadcast in 1980. A must hear!!


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On another edition of the Pioneer Broadcast, John Clark discusses the need to be kept from sin by the power of the holy ghost and our powerlessness to resist unclean spirits if we do not have this power.


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Please enjoy this wonderful, and sobering, message from Preacher Clark in 1975 - Are You Ready to Meet the Lord?

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