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What does God want from me?

With what shall I come before the Lord
    and bow down before the exalted God?
Shall I come before him with burnt offerings,
    with calves a year old?
Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,
    with ten thousand rivers of olive oil?
Shall I offer my firstborn for my transgression,
    the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
    And what does the Lord require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
    and to walk humbly with your God.  Micah 6:6-8
            We believe our tithes and offerings are the way to God’s heart, that he looks at our giving statements and sees a true follower.  Do we really believe we can bribe God with our money?
            However, what God really wants from us is to act justly with others, show mercy and walk humbly.  These are the attributes of a selfless person, sacrificial by putting their own needs and wants to the side.   Tithes and offerings then extend from that kind of heart.
            A just, merciful and humble person sacrifices himself every moment.  Why?  Why would someone be that way?  Because that person realizes God loves him that way.    
Who is a God like you,
    who pardons sin and forgives the transgression
    of the remnant of his inheritance?
You do not stay angry forever
    but delight to show mercy.
You will again have compassion on us;
    you will tread our sins underfoot
    and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.  Micah 7:18-19
            By tasting God’s mercy and experiencing his love, a person should become just, merciful and humble.  If not, have they really understood what’s been shown to them?