3 I’m speaking to you out of deep gratitude for all that God has given me, and especially as I have responsibilities in relation to you. 9 Hello to Urbanus, our companion in Christ’s work, and my good friend Stachys. Message reviews 12 key verses in Philippians that are particularly helpful in the Christian's daily life. Paul’s teaching in chapters 12-16 is primarily the application of what he has just taught in chapters 1-11. God, after all, invited them both to the table. Each part gets its meaning from the body as a whole, not the other way around. 19-20 And so while there has never been any question about your honesty in these matters—I couldn’t be more proud of you!—I want you also to be smart, making sure every “good” thing is the real thing. Romans 12 Place Your Life Before God 1-2 So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Make friends with nobodies; don’t be the great somebody. I’m convinced—Jesus convinced me!—that everything as it is in itself is holy. In such ways I have trailblazed a preaching of the Message of Jesus all the way from Jerusalem far into northwestern Greece. “I’ll do the judging,” says God. Don’t loiter and linger, waiting until the very last minute. Hello to those who belong to the Lord from the family of Narcissus. Hello to Persis, a dear friend and hard worker in Christ. All the non-Jewish gatherings of believers also owe them plenty, to say nothing of the church that meets in their house. Get along with each other; don’t be stuck-up. Tall enough for everyone everywhere to see and take hope! 11-14 But make sure that you don’t get so absorbed and exhausted in taking care of all your day-by-day obligations that you lose track of the time and doze off, oblivious to God. ◄ Romans 12:16 ► Live in harmony with one another. The police aren’t there just to be admired in their uniforms. And where does that leave you when you condescend to a sister? Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. 21 And here are some more greetings from our end. Romans 12:16 English Standard Version (ESV). I heartily endorse both her and her work. Read it for yourself in Scripture: “As I live and breathe,” God says,    “every knee will bow before me;Every tongue will tell the honest truth    that I and only I am God.”. Romans 12 New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB1995) Dedicated Service. 27 All our praise is focused through Jesus on this incomparably wise God! None of us are permitted to insist on our own way in these matters. (ESV) Learn how to react to other people and what they do. Don’t insist on getting even; that’s not for you to do. 12:9-16 The professed love of Christians to each other should be sincere, free from deceit, and unmeaning and deceitful compliments. Romans 12:16 NIV Romans 12:16 NLT Romans 12:16 ESV Romans 12:16 NASB Romans 12:16 KJV Romans 12:16 BibleApps.com Romans 12:16 Biblia Paralela Romans 12:16 Chinese Bible Romans 12:16 French Bible Romans 12:16 Clyx Quotations NT Letters: Romans 12:16 Be of … 14-16 Bless your enemies; no cursing under your breath. Laugh with your happy friends when they’re happy; share tears when they’re down. Verse 16 shows us how to get along together in church.. 16 Live in harmony with one another.. It’s not criticism. Just think of all the Scriptures that will come true in what we do! 13-14 Forget about deciding what’s right for each other. In chapter 12 of Romans, Paul gives an overview of what real, sincere love looks like. Romans 12:16. Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the lowly. You can’t go wrong when you love others. All colors and races, give hearty praise! Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Romans 12:16 Get along with each other; don't be stuck-up. I’d say it leaves you looking pretty silly—or worse. We, of course, by the way we treat it or talk about it, can contaminate it. Read Introduction to Romans 16 Live in harmony with one another. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Laugh with your happy friends when they’re happy; share tears when they’re down. 16 1-2 Be sure to welcome our friend Phoebe in the way of the Master, with all the generous hospitality we Christians are famous for. That’s why Jesus lived and died and then lived again: so that he could be our Master across the entire range of life and death, and free us from the petty tyrannies of each other. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. God also has an interest in keeping order, and he uses them to do it. Do that and you’ll kill two birds with one stone: pleasing the God above you and proving your worth to the people around you. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Keep a sharp eye out for those who take bits and pieces of the teaching that you learned and then use them to make trouble. God’s peace be with all of you. Living then, as every one of you does, in pure grace, it’s important that you not misinterpret yourselves as people who are bringing this goodness to God. When you love others, you complete what the law has been after all along. 14 Welcome with open arms fellow believers who don’t see things the way you do. The Message, Ministry Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible, hardcover, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Large Print, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible: NIV/NKJV/NLT/The Message, Bonded leather, burgundy. Help needy Christians; be inventive in hospitality. These, remember, are persons for whom Christ died. Never be wise in your own sight. For instance: Then I’ll join outsiders in a hymn-sing;I’ll sing to your name! 2-4 For instance, a person who has been around for a while might well be convinced that he can eat anything on the table, while another, with a different background, might assume he should only be a vegetarian and eat accordingly. Jesus did it; now you do it! 14-16 Bless your enemies; no cursing under your breath. 6-9 What’s important in all this is that if you keep a holy day, keep it for God’s sake; if you eat meat, eat it to the glory of God and thank God for prime rib; if you’re a vegetarian, eat vegetables to the glory of God and thank God for broccoli. 6-8 If you preach, just preach God’s Message, nothing else; if you help, just help, don’t take over; if you teach, stick to your teaching; if you give encouraging guidance, be careful that you don’t get bossy; if you’re put in charge, don’t manipulate; if you’re called to give aid to people in distress, keep your eyes open and be quick to respond; if you work with the disadvantaged, don’t let yourself get irritated with them or depressed by them. You’re certainly not going to permit an argument over what is served or not served at supper to wreck God’s work among you, are you? Help her out in whatever she asks. Recompense to no man evil for evil. 16 Live in harmony with one another. Here’s what you need to be concerned about: that you don’t get in the way of someone else, making life more difficult than it already is. She’s helped many a person, including me. Romans 12:16 - The Message. Depending on Divine grace, they must detest and dread all evil, and love and delight in whatever is kind and useful. Strength is for service, not status. There’s the root of our ancestor Jesse,    breaking through the earth and growing tree tall,Tall enough for everyone everywhere to see and take hope! Run for dear life from evil; hold on for dear life to good. We once shared a jail cell. Eventually, we’re all going to end up kneeling side by side in the place of judgment, facing God. They were happy to do this, but it was also their duty. So since we find ourselves fashioned into all these excellently formed and marvelously functioning parts in Christ’s body, let’s just go ahead and be what we were made to be, without enviously or pridefully comparing ourselves with each other, or trying to be something we aren’t. I’m headed for Spain, and expect to stop off on the way to enjoy a good visit with you, and eventually have you send me off with God’s blessing. The law code—don’t sleep with another person’s spouse, don’t take someone’s life, don’t take what isn’t yours, don’t always be wanting what you don’t have, and any other “don’t” you can think of—finally adds up to this: Love other people as well as you do yourself. Decent citizens should have nothing to fear. Hello to my dear friend Epenetus. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Romans 12-16 The Message (MSG) Place Your Life Before God 12 1-2 So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Sermon on Romans 12: 16 - LIVE IN HARMONY AS we come to this next practical exhortation from the apostle Paul, let us remember that again this is a further explanation of sincere love which Paul calls us to in verse 9 at the commencement of this practical instruction. He didn’t make it easy for himself by avoiding people’s troubles, but waded right in and helped out. The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. Be a responsible citizen and you’ll get on just fine, the government working to your advantage. Make friends with nobodies; don’t be the great somebody. Live in harmony with each other. Those who were never told of him—    they’ll see him!Those who’ve never heard of him—    they’ll get the message! Outsiders and insiders, rejoice together! 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