Should it really be called a sacrifice?

May 14th, 2011

Lately, I haven’t been giving much input to so many ideas, thoughts, feelings, or intuitions people speak about.  (Unless asked) Why, I don’t know so much really.  There is so much I have to learn and so much I need to give up or as we would call it, “to sacrifice”.  I then thought, “Why do we call it a sacrifice?”..I mean it seems so negative. Doesn’t it?  According to Websters dictionary it means: a loss entailed by giving up or selling something at less than its value.  When you go by this description then we are not sacrificing anything.  It is Jesus and only Jesus who is the true sacrifice.  When we say, I am sacrificing this or I am sacrificing that what are we saying?  Are we saying these things have more value than the truth?  I then thought, “Hmmm, to think this way is a huge problem.”  Are we really Losing something of value or are we gaining when we surrender to the Lord?  God is perfect and He loves His children..He loves all and He died for us all.  In all reality that means we are gaining right?  Right! So, it is actually a blessing (which means a favor, mercy, or a benefit given) by God to give happiness to those who receive it.  He died for us, so we may inherit the kingdom of heaven.  He loves us, watches over us, and gives us all that we need.  He gives us strength, wisdom, patience, peace, knowledge, and above all love.  Seriously, is all this of less value than our earthly things?  No, of course not!!  Serving a God of love is not a sacrifice none the least but a blessing and a true joy.  Like C.S. Lewis said, If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

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