26 Truths

1. Present your bodies as living and holy sacrifices (acceptable to God; it’s spiritual worship) (v 1).

2. Do not be conformed to this world  (v 2).

3. Be transformed by the renewing of your mind  (v 2).

4. Do not think more highly of ourselves than we ought to think; think so as to have sound judgment  (v 3).

5. Exercise the specific gift God has given to each of us  (v 4-8):
• Serving
• Teaching
• Exhorting (Encouraging)
• Giving
• Leading
• Showing mercy

6. Love without hypocrisy  (v 9).

7. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good  (v 9).

8. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love  (v 10).

9. Give preference to one another in honor  (v 10).

10. Don’t lag behind in diligence, fervor in spirit, or serving the Lord  (v 11).

11. Rejoice in hope  (v 12).

12. Persevere in tribulation  (v 12).

13. Be devoted in prayer  (v 12).

14. Contribute to the needs of the saints  (v 13).

15. Practice hospitality  (v 13).

16. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse  (v 14).

17. Rejoice with those who rejoice  (v 15).

18. Weep with those who weep  (v 15).

19. Be of the same mind toward one another  (v 16).
• Not haughty
• Associate with the lowly

20. Do not be wise in your own estimation  (v 16).

21. Never pay back evil to evil with anyone  (v 17).

22. Respect what is right in the sight of all men  (v 17).

23. As far as it depends on you, be at peace with everyone  (v 18).

24. Never take your own revenge, but leave room for the wrath of God  (v 19).

25. If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink  (v 20).

26. Do not be overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good  (v 21).

*I have paraphrased these verses from Romans 12:1-21 (NASB). I have grouped them together in ways that can be applied practically during the weeks.

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