Romans: Chapter 12

(Rom 12:1 KJV)  I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

 

(Rom 12:2 KJV)  And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

 

(Rom 12:3 KJV)  For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

 

(Rom 12:4 KJV)  For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:

 

(Rom 12:5 KJV)  So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.

 

(Rom 12:6 KJV)  Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

 

(Rom 12:7 KJV)  Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;

 

(Rom 12:8 KJV)  Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

 

(Rom 12:9 KJV)  Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

 

(Rom 12:10 KJV)  Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

 

(Rom 12:11 KJV)  Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

 

(Rom 12:12 KJV)  Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

 

(Rom 12:13 KJV)  Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

 

(Rom 12:14 KJV)  Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

 

(Rom 12:15 KJV)  Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

 

(Rom 12:16 KJV)  Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

 

(Rom 12:17 KJV)  Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

 

(Rom 12:18 KJV)  If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

 

(Rom 12:19 KJV)  Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

 

(Rom 12:20 KJV)  Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

 

(Rom 12:21 KJV)  Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

One response

13 04 2012
inchristinme

(Rom 12:3 KJV) For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Paul says that Gos has dealt to EVERY MAN THE MEASURE of faith. He does not say “a measure”. A measure denotes differing scales and weights. God hates differing scales. God has given to every man “the measure” of faith. This measure of faith I believe is the faith to believe on the Lord Jesus for salvation Acts 16:31. Under the Law, people had to have their own faith, because Christ had not been glorified yet. Under grace, we do not need to have our own faith, because we live by His faith in us – a dead person cannot have faith. So many translations have incorrectly replaced the faith “of” Christ with faith “in” Christ, which makes a huge difference. This causes believers to “increase their own faith’, which results in condemnation and failure.

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