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The Acceptable Sacrifice I

clip_image001“Sacrifice and offering You did not desire; My ears You have opened.  Burnt offering and sin offering You did not require.  Then I said, “Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is written of me. I delight to do Your will, O my God, And Your law is within my heart.”  Psalm 40:6-8

God does not require a sin offering from man because man is not capable of offering a sacrifice that is acceptable in His sight.   Even if there were a man who never sinned, such a man could only offer a sacrifice for himself, he could never offer himself for everyone.  Only the infinite God who assumed to himself human nature could offer a sacrifice for all those for whom He died. 

The Christian understands that he could never offer a sacrifice acceptable to God, and is eternally thankful for God’s Son who did! 

About Joe Durso

I write a blog called Godly Increase to help people understand that life is not at all what it seems. The masses live as though there is no God, but apart from Him nothing else could exist. God not only created but also sustains our world, so that all what seems to be governed by the laws of physics are themselves controlled by the divine person who wrote a book to explain the meaning of life. The book is the Bible and it is the only source of truth on the planet. Within God's book secondary causes are articulated, but God is the primary cause of all things. Some may plant, others may water, but it is God that causes the growth.

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