Romans 12:3-8

Humble Service in the Body of Christ

3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.
4 For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function,
5 so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
6 We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your[a] faith;
7 if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach;
8 if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead,[b] do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.

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Cross References 9

  • 1. Romans 15:15; 1 Corinthians 15:10; Galatians 2:9; Ephesians 3:7; Ephesians 4:7; 1 Peter 4:10,11
  • 2. 1 Corinthians 12:12-14; Ephesians 4:16
  • 3. 1 Corinthians 6:15; 1 Corinthians 10:17; 1 Corinthians 12:12,20,27; Ephesians 2:16; Ephesians 4:4,25; Ephesians 5:30; Colossians 3:15
  • 4. 1 Corinthians 7:7; 1 Corinthians 12:4,8-10
  • 5. S Ephesians 4:11
  • 6. 1 Peter 4:10,11
  • 7. S Ephesians 4:11
  • 8. Acts 11:23; Acts 13:15; Acts 15:32
  • 9. 2 Corinthians 8:2; 2 Corinthians 9:5-13

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