Romans 12:8-18 NIV

8 if it is encouraging, let him encourage;1 if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously;2 if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.

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Love

9 Love must be sincere.3 Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.4

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10 Be devoted to one another in brotherly love.5 Honor one another above yourselves.6

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11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor,7 serving the Lord.

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12 Be joyful in hope,8 patient in affliction,9 faithful in prayer.10

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13 Share with God's people who are in need.11 Practice hospitality.12

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14 Bless those who persecute you;13 bless and do not curse.

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15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.14

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16 Live in harmony with one another.15 Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position.a Do not be conceited.16

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    • c 12:16 - Or "willing to do menial work"
      17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil.17 Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody.18

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      18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.19

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