J.B. Phillips has an outstanding and memorable translation of Romans 12:1-2: With eyes wide open to the mercies of God, I beg you, my brothers, as an act of intelligent worship, to give Him your bodies, as a living sacrifice, consecrated to Him and acceptable by Him. This will empower you to discern God’s will as you live a beautiful life, satisfying and perfect in his eyes.

TPT: The Passion Translation. 13 Sin was in the world before Moses gave the written law, but it was not charged against them where no law existed. Salem Media Group.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB’s) mission is to encounter the mercy of Christ and to accompany His people with joy. a 2 Do not conform yourselves to this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and pleasing and perfect. Transformed Relationships. Never hold a grudge or try to get even, but plan your life around the noblest way to benefit others. [b] 14 Yet death reigned[c] as king from Adam to Moses even though they hadn’t broken a command the way Adam had.

Sin entered human experience, and death was the result. . Carefully consider what is right in the eyes of everybody. All rights reserved. * [12:5] One body in Christ: on the church as the body of Christ, see 1 Cor 12:12–27.

For the Scriptures say: “Vengeance is mine, and I will repay,” says the Lord.

15Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.m Romans 12:5, NASB: "so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another."

Let this hope burst forth within you, releasing a continual joy. Speak blessing, not cursing, over those who reject and persecute you. * [12:6] Everyone has some gift that can be used for the benefit of the community. NIV®. Beloved, don’t be obsessed with taking revenge, but leave that to God’s righteous justice.

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8if one exhorts, in exhortation; if one contributes, in generosity; if one is over others,* with diligence; if one does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness. Romans 5:14 Death is a temporary monarch that exercises dominion over humanity, but one day it will be completely deposed and defeated through Jesus Christ. And so it is in the body of Christ. Search NET Bible and Constable's notes.

Don’t give up in a time of trouble,[ a] but commune with God at all times. * [12:1–8] The Mosaic code included elaborate directions on sacrifices and other cultic observances. 5 Now may God, the source of great endurance and comfort, grace you with unity among yourselves, which flows from your relationship with Jesus, the Anointed One. 13 Take a constant interest in the needs of God’s beloved people and respond by helping them. “This sin” is translated from the Aramaic. 10love one another with mutual affection; anticipate one another in showing honor.g

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10 Be devoted to tenderly loving your fellow believers as members of one family.

Celebrate with those who celebrate, and weep with those who grieve. Don’t live with a lofty mind-set, thinking you are too important to serve others, but be willing to do menial tasks and identify with those who are humble minded.

Romans 12:5, NLT: "so it is with Christ's body.

7if ministry, in ministering; if one is a teacher, in teaching; This means that we are all vitally joined to one another, with each contributing to the others. 11Do not grow slack in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.h , כן אנחנו הברים גוף אחד במשיח וכל אחד ואחד ממנו אבר לחברו הוא׃, ܗܟܢܐ ܐܦ ܚܢܢ ܕܤܓܝܐܐ ܚܢܢ ܚܕ ܚܢܢ ܦܓܪ ܒܡܫܝܚܐ ܚܕ ܚܕ ܡܢܢ ܕܝܢ ܗܕܡܐ ܚܢܢ ܕܚܕܕܐ ܀, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants], ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894, ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550.

Romans 12:5, KJV: "So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another." Despise evil and embrace everything that is good and virtuous. And eagerly welcome people as guests into your home. For this becomes your genuine expression of worship. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. For your surprising generosity will awaken his conscience. 9 Let the inner movement of your heart always be to love one another, and never play the role of an actor wearing a mask. * [12:1–13:14] Since Christ marks the termination of the Mosaic law as the primary source of guidance for God’s people (Rom 10:4), the apostle explains how Christians can function, in the light of the gift of justification through faith, in their relation to one another and the state.

Romans 12:4 For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not ….

To assist them, God distributes a variety of gifts to the fellowship of believers, including those of prophecy, teaching, and exhortation (Rom 12:6–8). Romans 5:14 Or “imprint.” Romans 5:14 The actions of both Adam and Christ affect the entire world. Do your best to live as everybody’s friend.

This means that we are all vitally joined to one another, with each contributing to the others. We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.

12 When Adam sinned, the entire world was affected.

Sacrifice of Body and Mind.