We have different gifts,1 according to the grace given us. If a man's gift is prophesying,2 let him use it in proportion to hisa faith.37
If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach;48
if it is encouraging, let him encourage;5 if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously;6 if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.
Love must be sincere.7 Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.810
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love.9 Honor one another above yourselves.1011
Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor,11 serving the Lord.
Be joyful in hope,12 patient in affliction,13 faithful in prayer.1413
Share with God's people who are in need.15 Practice hospitality.1614
Bless those who persecute you;17 bless and do not curse.
Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.1816
Live in harmony with one another.19 Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position.b Do not be conceited.20