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Living Sacrifice

Living Sacrifice

Living Sacrifice Christian Poem by Caroline Gavin of Purposeful Pathway Christian Life Coaching

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“Bridge in Park with Morning Rays”

“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.”  Romans 12:1

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The fresh morning air

Dances through trees;

I find myself before You,

Here on my knees.


The clouds move above me,

The sun warms my skin;

Myself I surrender

As the day does begin.


A living sacrifice,

Jesus, I am for You;

When I give my all,

My life You renew.


Surrender to You

Is the sweetest sound;

Within sacrifice

Richest graces abound.


So here on the altar

I place my everything;

You are my Master,

My Savior, my King.


I listen for Your call,

I heed all You say;

Your every word, Lord,

I live to obey.


If You lead to mountains,

The heights I will climb;

Should You lead to valleys,

I follow each time.


For my spiritual worship,

Holy and acceptable to You,

Is to glorify Your Name

In all I say and do.


Sweeter joy I know not

Than to be a sacrifice;

For You purchased me,

Your blood paid the price.


Jesus, how can I

Give any less for You?

I offer my life always,

No less can I do.


As a new day unfolds,

The sun warms my skin,

I marvel how You died

To cleanse me of sin.


And as fresh morning air

Dances through trees,

I sacrifice all to You, Lord,

Here on my knees.



© COPYRIGHT 2012 Caroline Gavin

I would love to hear your thoughts!

How do you put your “all on the altar”?

How do you give of yourself as a living sacrifice?

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  • http://www.toodarnhappy.com/ Kim Hall

    Beautiful as always, Caroline! Daily I surrender myself, asking to be filled with whatever He wants me to pour out in service to others, to be led to places where I can be refreshed, and to where I can be of refreshment to others.

    • http://PurposefulPathway.com Caroline Gavin

      Thank you so very much, Kim!

      Beautiful, as always, is your heart!

      Your surrender to the Lord is radiantly evident in all you say and do! Thank you for being a Living – and loving – Sacrifice for Him!

      In Jesus’ Joy,