Paul told Christians in Romans 12 to present their bodies a living and holy sacrifice.
The idea is based on an Old Testament reference to sacrifices. When God’s people brought their sacrifice, it was presented as an offering to the Lord, which meant they surrendered all rights of ownership and any plans for future use.
When leaders understand this concept their perspective changes concerning how they lead God’s people.
If we could grasp the significance of this one practice, the culture of the church would change and our influence in the world would be immeasurable.
May we all present ourselves to the Lord!