In practicing the Body life
By the presenting of our bodies
you therefore, brothers, through the 3bcompassions
of God to 4cpresent
your bodies a 5living dsacrifice
, holy, ewell
pleasing to God, which is
your 6reasonable 7fservice
By the renewing of the mind
according to 2this bage
, but be 3ctransformed
by the 4drenewing
of the emind
that you may 5fprove
what the 6gwill
of God is, that which is good and hwell
pleasing and perfect.
I say, through the agrace
given to me, to every one who is among you, not to 1think
more bhighly of himself
than he ought to think, but to think so as to be csober
-minded, as God has apportioned to each a dmeasure
By the exercising of the gifts
just as in aone
body we have bmany
members, and all the members do not have the csame 1function
we who are many are one Body 1in
Christ, and individually 2amembers
one of another.
that differ according to the bgrace
given to us, whether 2cprophecy
, let us prophesy
according to the dproportion
, let us be faithful
in that service; or he who ateaches
, in that teaching;
he who aexhorts
, in that exhortation; he who 1bgives
, in simplicity; he who 2cleads
, in diligence; he who 3shows dmercy
, in cheerfulness.
By the living of a life of the highest virtues
be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; bcling
to what is good.
one another warmly in brotherly love; take the lead in showing honor one to another.
not be slothful in zeal, but
in spirit, 2bserving
in hope; aendure
in tribulation; bpersevere
to the needs of the saints; pursue bhospitality
those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
of the asame
mind toward one another, not bsetting
your mind on the high things but going along with the 1lowly
; do not be cwise
no one evil for evil; 1btake
forethought for things honorable in the sight of all men.
possible, as far as it depends on you, live in apeace
with all men.
yourselves, beloved, but give place to the wrath of God,
for it is written, a
"Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord.''
"if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing this you will heap coals of fire upon his head.''
not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.