Living Sacrifices1 Then I exhort you, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies [2sacrifices 1living], holy, well-pleasing to God, the rational service of yours. 2 And be not conformed to this eon, but be transformed in the renewal of your mind, in the trying of yourselves, in what is the [6will 7of God 1good 2and 3well-pleasing 4and 5perfect]! 3 For I say by the favor being given to me, to every one being among you, to not be high-minded above what you must think; but to think to be of a sound mind; to each as God portioned a measure of belief.
Many Members but One Body4 For just as in one body [3members 2many 1we have], [3the 1but 4members 2all] do not [2the 3same 1have] action; 5 thus [2the 3many 4are one 5body 1we] in Christ, and each one [2of one another 1members]. 6 But having [2favors 3according to 4the 5favor 6being given 7to us 1diverse]; whether prophecy, let it be according to the ratio of the belief; 7 whether service, in the service; whether the teaching, in the instruction; 8 whether the comforting, in the comfort; the sharing, in simplicity; the being in charge, with diligence; the showing of mercy, with happiness; 9 the love, unpretentious; abhorring the evil; cleaving to the good; 10 in the brotherly affection, [2for 3one another 1having a strong natural affection]; in the honor, [2for one another 1giving preference]; 11 in the diligence, not lazy; in the spirit, bubbling; to the Lord, serving; 12 in the hope, rejoicing; in the affliction, enduring; in the prayer, constantly attending to; 13 in the needs of the holy ones, participating in; the hospitality, pursuing. 14 Bless the ones persecuting you! bless and do not curse! 15 Rejoice with ones rejoicing! and weep with ones weeping! 16 [2the 3same 4to 5one another 1Be thinking]; not the high thinking, but [2the 3lowly 1associating with]; do not become intelligent for yourselves! 17 To no one [2bad 3for 4bad 1rendering]. Thinking beforehand good things before all men. 18 If possible, as to yourselves, with all men being at peace; 19 not by yourselves avenging, beloved, but give place to wrath! For it has been written, Vengeance is mine, I will recompense, says the Lord. 20 If then [2should hunger 1your enemy], feed him! If he should thirst, give him a drink! For this doing [2coals 3of fire 1you shall heap] upon his head. 21 Be not overcome by the evil, but overcome [3by 4the 5good 1the 2evil]!
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