Romans 12 ©
Paul exhorteth to holiness and conformity to God's will: and to think soberly of the gifts allotted every man respectively. We are all members of one body in Christ, and should diligently exercise our several gifts for the common benefit. Various practical duties recommended. Revenge is specially forbidden, and to do good for evil injoined.
I aBESEECH you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, bthat ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
cAnd be not conformed to this world: but dbe ye transformed by ethe renewing of your mind, that ye may fprove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
gFor I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, hnot to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think 1soberly, iaccording as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
yRejoicing in hope; zpatient in tribulation; acontinuing *instant in prayer;