Romans Chapter 12
1 I beseech you thereforebrethrenby the mercies of Godthatye present your bodies a living sacrificeholyacceptableunto Godwhich is your reasonable service.
2 And be not conformed to this worldbut be ye transformed bythe renewing of your mindthat ye may prove what is thatgoodand acceptableand perfectwill of God.
3 For I saythrough the grace given unto meto every man thatis among younot to think of himself more highly than heought to thinkbut to think soberlyaccording as God hathdealt to every man the measure of faith.
4 For as we have many members in one bodyand all members havenot the same office
5 So webeing manyare one body in Christand every onemembers one of another.
6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that isgiven to uswhether prophecylet us prophesy according tothe proportion of faith
7 Or ministrylet us wait on our ministeringor he thatteachethon teaching
8 Or he that exhortethon exhortationhe that givethlet himdo it with simplicityhe that rulethwith diligencehe thatsheweth mercywith cheerfulness.
9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evilcleave to that which is good.
10 Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly loveinhonour preferring one another
11 Not slothful in businessfervent in spiritserving the Lord
12 Rejoicing in hopepatient in tribulationcontinuing instantin prayer
13 Distributing to the necessity of saintsgiven to hospitality.
14 Bless them which persecute youblessand curse not.
15 Rejoice with them that do rejoiceand weep with them thatweep.
16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your ownconceits.
17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest inthe sight of all men.
18 If it be possibleas much as lieth in youlive peaceablywith all men.
19 Dearly belovedavenge not yourselvesbut rather give placeunto wrathfor it is writtenVengeance is mineI willrepaysaith the Lord.
20 Therefore if thine enemy hungerfeed himif he thirstgivehim drinkfor in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire onhis head.
21 Be not overcome of evilbut overcome evil with good.