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What does it mean to give a sacrifice of praise?



      

Hebrews 13:15

ESV - 15 Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Hebrews 13:15 says, "Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise--the fruit of lips that openly profess his name." The terms "sacrifice" and "praise" might seem ...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Billy P Eldred
I tend to over simplify my answers sometimes but in this case I think the answer to the question posed is really simple. Sacrifices were offerings placed on the altar. The word offer means to bring to the altar. So the writer is simply saying let us bring praise to the altar as a substitute for or instead of the sacrifice. 

GOD WANTS OUR PRAISE MORE THAN OUR SACRIFICES.

May 02 2015 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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