Sunday, May 08, 2011

Perfect Pairings - Romans 12:2

As Kami was inducted into NJHS, I was certainly proud of her. But my real desire and hope for her is below....

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Romans 12:2 (The Message)

So here's what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don't become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You'll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.

2 Wonderful Responses:

Baloney said...

Wow! The Message can be so powerful.
Happy Mother's Day to YOU Annie!

Shannon said...

Great words!Had not ever heard it in the Message version before. She's a beautiful girl! Happy Mother's Day!