I beseechyoutherefore,brethren,by the mercies of God, that ye presentyourbodies a livingsacrifice,holy,acceptable unto God, which is yourreasonableservice.2Andbenotconformed to thisworld:but be ye transformed by the renewing of yourmind,thatye may provewhat is that good,andacceptable,andperfect,will of God.3For I say , through the gracegiven unto me, to every man that isamongyou,not to think of himself morehighlythan he ought to think ; but to thinksoberly ,a according asGod hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.4Foras we havemanymembersinonebody,andallmembershavenot the sameoffice:5Sowe , being many,areonebodyinChrist,andeveryonemembers one of another.6Havingthengiftsdifferingaccording to the grace that is given to us,whetherprophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;7Orministry, let us wait on our ministering:or he that teacheth , onteaching;8Or he that exhorteth , onexhortation: he that giveth ,b let him do it withsimplicity; he that ruleth , withdiligence; he that sheweth mercy , withcheerfulness.9
Let love be without dissimulation.Abhor that which is evil;cleave to that which is good.10
Be kindly affectioned one to anotherwith brotherly love; in honourpreferring one another;11Notslothful in business;fervent in spirit;serving the Lord;12Rejoicing in hope;patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;13Distributing to the necessity of saints;given to hospitality.14Bless them which persecuteyou:bless , andcursenot.15Rejoicewith them that do rejoice , andweepwith them that weep .
Be of the samemind one toward another . Mindnot high things,butcondescendc to men of low estate.Benotwisein your own conceits.17Recompense to no manevilforevil.Provide things honest in the sight of allmen.18If it be possible, as much as lieth inyou, live peaceablywithallmen.19
Dearly beloved,avengenotyourselves,but rather giveplace unto wrath:for it is written , Vengeance is mine;I will repay , saith the Lord.20Thereforeifthineenemyhunger , feedhim;if he thirst , givehimdrink : for in sodoing thou shalt heapcoals of fireonhishead.21Benotovercomeofevil,butovercomeevilwithgood.