I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present
your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing
of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and
perfect, will of God.
(12:3-21) Some good advice
(12:3) "To every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to
For I say, through the grace given unto 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 hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same
So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of
Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us,
whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;
Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on
(12:8) "He that giveth, let him do it with
simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with
(12:9) "Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to
that which is good."
(12:10) "Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love."
(12:11) "Not slothful in business."
(12:12) "Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation."