"Living Sacrifice" means becoming more, not less.
Are those who thought they had earned God's favor now on the outside looking in?
If we are forgiven through faith in Jesus, can't we just do whatever we want?
In his letter to the Roman Church Paul emphasizes "Faith", not behavior, as the key to claiming the gift of Salvation.
We all fall short of God's glory. ALL; not some; not some more than others… We ALL all short-period.