2 Tim 3:16              Luke 8:18           Phil 3:3               John 3:17            John 15:11            1 Thes 5:9 Romans 15:4          2 John 9            Mark 12:29-31      1 Peter 1:13         2 Tim 1:9             Romans 7:6           2 Tim 1:7                2 Peter 3:18       Ephesians 6:17      Lam 3:21  


Romans 12:1-3  … since God has shown us great mercy,  I beg you to offer your lives as a living sacrifice to him.  … which is the spiritual way for you to worship. 

          2   Do not be shaped by this world;  (niv) but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able … and you will know what is good and pleasing to God.

          3  Do not think you are better than you are.   You must decide what you really are…

Romans 12:4-5…. we are many, but in Christ we are all one body. 

Romans 12:6-8      We all have different gifts…   Use the gift God has given you!

Romans 12:9- Your love must be real.   Give each other more honor than you want for yourselves.

Romans 12:11-18    Living sacrifice is our spiritual way to worship

        11   Do not be lazy… serving the Lord with all your heart. 

        12   Be joyful because you have hope.   Be patient when trouble comes,  and pray at all times.   

        13   Share with God’s people  Practice hospitality.    

        14   Bless those who persecute you…. 

        15   Be happy     with those who are happy, be sad with those who are sad.   

        16   Live in peace….    Do not think how smart you are. 

        17   Try to do what everyone thinks is right.  

        18   Do your best to live in peace with everyone.

Romans 12:19-21       Do not let evil defeat you,  but defeat evil by doing good.   

Hebrews 3:12-14  … be careful that none of  you has an evil, unbelieving heart that will turn you away from the living God.    We all share in Christ if we keep till the end the sure faith we had in the beginning.

Phil 1:9-11  … that your love will grow more and more;  that you will have knowledge and understanding…  that you will see the difference between good and bad….

Phil 2:12-17   Keep on working to complete your salvation with fear and trembling…. God is working in you to help you do want to do and be able to do what pleases him.  Your faith makes you offer your lives as a sacrifice in serving God.

1 Peter 3:10-16   “A person must do these things to enjoy life and have many happy days.”