A Renewed Mind in a Brain-Washed World
I. THE CALL TO CONSECRATION
A. It is a Christian Call
B. It is a Clear Call
II. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CONSECRATION
III.THE CONSEQUENCES OF CONSECRATION
The Bible tells us there is the possibility of having a "Renewed Mind in a Brain Washed World."
Therefore brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present yourself a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your Reasonable service." Rom 12:1
Romans 12:2 NLT - "Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will know what God wants you to do and you will know how good and pleasing and perfect his will really is."
I heard the story that occurred around 1900, in Bangor, Ireland. The youth of the Salvation Army were conducting a street meeting. A young man named Billy Nicholson who had desired to do great things for God passed by.
Several of the ones in the Salvation Army troop knew that Billy professed Christianity so they invited him to stand with them. Amid the cat calls from the by-passers, Billy stood bashfully, hoping that no one would recognize him. As he stood there, however, several close friends and family members happened by.
Billy felt the pressure to conform, to step down. One of the troop suggested that they kneel to prayer. Billy stooped to pray, no doubt thinking to himself to slip off in the crowd. However, as he prayed, something happened. He determined to give himself completely to God and as he stood up after prayer, all fear of rejection was gone.
Billy, or W.P. Nicholson as he came to be known, was one of the great evangelists of the early part of last century. He, along with his peers and friends, Billy Sunday, Dr. Torrey, and Charles Finney, won hundreds of thousands to Christ. He made ten trips around the world, preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He presented his life unto the Lord and ...
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