Summer time, lazy days, sitting on the porch with your dog… fun fact about dogs–when they smell, they start smelling with the right side of their nose, and they are keeping a ‘nose’ out for danger. If they smell something nice, like food, they switch to their left side of their nose to smell with…
There are a lot of stories in the Old Testament, where someone offers a sacrifice to God –and if it’s an honest sacrifice made with the right attitude, is describes it as having a pleasing smell to God. In Ephesians, it shows how Christ on the cross was a pleasing sacrifice. Jesus sacrificed himself as an offering to God, similar to how Noah made a sacrifice to God after the flood.
2 Live a life of love. Love others just as Christ loved us. He gave himself for us—a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice to God.
Ephesians 5:2 (ERV)
Dear Lord, Thank you for saving me. Help me to give honest offerings to you every day, based on my talents and abilities. Amen.