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Chapter 12

Romans 12:1 Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.

Romans 12:2 And do not be conformed to this Old Covenant Age: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is good, acceptable, and the complete will of God.

Romans 12:3 For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God has dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Romans 12:4 For as we have many members in one body, and all members do not have the same function:

Romans 12:5 so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and everyone members one of another.

Romans 12:6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

Romans 12:7 or service, let us use it in our serving: or he that teaches, on teaching;

Romans 12:8 or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it with simplicity; he that leads, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans 12:9 Let love be without hypocrisy. Hate that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

Romans 12:11 not lazy in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

Romans 12:12 rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing steadfastly in prayer;

Romans 12:13 distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

Romans 12:14 Bless those who persecute you: bless, and curse not.

Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them who rejoice, and weep with those that weep.

Romans 12:16 Be like-minded. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with men the humble. Be not wise in your own opinion.

Romans 12:17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide honest things in the sight of all men.

Romans 12:18 If it be possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place to wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is Mine; I will repay, says the Lord.

Romans 12:20 Therefore if your enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirsts, give him drink: for in so doing you will heap coals of fire on his head.

Romans 12:21 Be not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.