The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight. Proverbs 15:8
Many people believe if they do the right thing , then they are a good person. This is simply not true. As this Proverbs tells us “The Sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to God” Now notice these people believed in God, these people were even making “sacrifices” to God, however they were still considered an abomination before God, why? Because their hearts were still wicked!
You can play Church, you can go to every service, you can tithe your 10%, but still not be saved, why? Because you truly not Born Again (John 3:3). You have a heart issue, its not about what kind of works we can do to earn Gods favor, because there is none. Its about getting a Clean Heart and Mind with God, through the cleansing blood of Jesus Christ. Its about a relationship with your Creator, not a religion
When we look back at the story of Cane and Abel, both made sacrifices, however God rejected Canes and accepted Abels, why? Because Canes sacrifice was not from the heart, he gave a halfhearted luke warm sacrifice and God rejected it. Abel gave the best portions of his flock. Abel didn’t hold back with his offering , he loved God with all his heart, mind, and soul
What happened next? God warned Cane that “sin was crouching at his door” , Cane had a heart issue. He didn’t love God, he didn’t love his neighbor either, his heart was full of sin and haterd and he killed his brother out of jealousy. Whats the principle? God doesn’t really want your money or your possessions, why would he? He wants your heart.
Apostle Paul said “To offer ourselves as a Living Sacrifice” (Romans 12) That means give everything to God, don’t put anything above Him. Is your sacrifices an abomination to God or do you love God with all your heart, mind, and soul? There is only one way to the Father, and that’s Jesus Christ, Amen!