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Romans Chapter 12:1-2

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Romans 12:1-2
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I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
  1. How are we to present our bodies?
    Romans 12:1
    I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
  2. What does Paul say about being conformed and transformed?
    Romans 12:2
    Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans Chapter 12:3-8

For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.

Romans 12:3-8
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For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
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For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function,
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so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
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Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith;
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if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching;
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the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
  1. How are we to think of ourselves?
    Romans 12:3
    For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
  2. What are we all members of?
    Romans 12:4
    For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function,
    Romans 12:5
    so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
  3. What are some of the gifts and how are they to be done?
    Romans 12:6-8
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    Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith;
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    if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching;
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    the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.

Romans Chapter 12:9-13

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Romans 12:9-13
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Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
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Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.
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Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.
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Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
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Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.
  1. What must love be without?
    Romans 12:9
    Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
  2. How are we to be to each other?
    Romans 12:10-11
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    Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.
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    Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.
  3. What are we to continue doing?
    Romans 12:12
    Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.
  4. What are we to do to the needs of the saints?
    Romans 12:13
    Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Romans Chapter 12:14-21

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

Romans 12:14-21
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Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
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Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
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Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.
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Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.
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If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.
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Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”
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To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
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Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
  1. What are we to do to those who persecute us?
    Romans 12:14
    Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
  2. How are we to respond to those who rejoice or week?
    Romans 12:15
    Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
  3. What mind are we to have?
    Romans 12:16
    Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.
  4. How are we to repay no man?
    Romans 12:17
    Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.
  5. As much as it is possible, what should we do?
    Romans 12:18
    If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.
  6. When we are wronged, why should we not take vengeance?
    Romans 12:19
    Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”
  7. What happens when we feed our enemy?
    Romans 12:20
    To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
  8. How do we overcome evil?
    Romans 12:21
    Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.