Sacrificing Ourselves


Lesson 1: Sacrificing Ourselves

August 17 & 18, 2019


1 Peter 2:5 you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. New International Version


Revelation 5:9 And they sang a new song with these words: “You are worthy to take the scroll and break its seals and open it. For you were slaughtered, and your blood has ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation. New Living Translation


Revelation 5:10 And you have caused them to become a Kingdom of priests for our God. And they will reign on the earth.” New Living Translation


Bible Priests Offer Sacrifices


Bible Priests Are Born Not Made


1 Peter 2:9 But you are God’s chosen and special people. You are a group of royal priests and a holy nation. God has brought you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Now you must tell all the wonderful things that he has done… Contemporary English Version


Bible Priests Wear Special Garments


Exodus 28:2 Make sacred garments for your brotherAaron to give him dignity and honor. New International Version


Isaiah 61:10 I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. New International Version


A Surrendered Life Is Our Sacrifice


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. New International Version


A Surrendered Life Understands They Died With Christ


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. New International Version


2 Corinthians 5:17 When someone becomes a Christian, he becomes a brand new person inside. He is not the same anymore. A new life has begun! Living Bible


A Surrendered Life Lives For Christ


2 Corinthians 5:15 He died for everyone so that those who receive his new life will no longer live for themselves. Instead, they will live for Christ, who died and was raised for them. New Living Translation


Hebrews 11:24 By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. New International Version


1st 40 Years – Spent time learning to become a somebody in Pharaoh’s Court


2nd 40 Years – Spent time on the backside of the desert learning to become a nobody


3rd 40 Years – Spent time in the desert, leading the Children of Israel, while learning to become God’s somebody


What Is In Your Hand?

(Exodus 4:1-4)

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