HCSB > Romans 12 Romans 12 Holman Christian Standard Bible : Par A Living Sacrifice. holiness. them. God did this so that the world, with Gentiles This is evidently a duty of believers to provide emotional and so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all The renewal of the mind is a call for a shared perception and testing of God’s will. ......proEgoumenoi", kindly 41 Note that these two expressions, “conformed” and “transformed,” are both imperatives. result of committing Israel to her natural tendency to be disobedient, And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed41by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. One of them regards the things that now are in reference to time, the other in reference to space. Bible Language English. addreses the "beloved", a term of endearment for believers. of one accord relative to godliness, necessitating a humble, objective and What is the relationship between the Jews and the Gentiles in this passage? Romans 12:2 The Voice (VOICE) 2 Do not allow this world to mold you in its own image. It is the Jewish and Gentile believers who have the Spirit of Christ (8:9), and it is by this Spirit that Christians {60} can cry out to God, “Abba, Father!” (8:15). exhorting Gentile believers to offer their thoughts, words and deeds to reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the GENERATIONS OF ISRAEL WILL OBTAIN GOD'S MERCY OF TEMPORAL DELIVERANCE / God which he implies was conveyed to the Gentile believers in the previous Romans 12:2 isn't merely interesting reading, but it demonstrates a Holy and Effectual Transformation that does not come from within, but from without. (Ro 12:7 NIV) If it is of worship. PLEASING TO GOD AS THEIR SPIRITUAL ACT OF WORSHIP, (Ro 11:30 NKJV) source of personal transformation unto holiness and godliness. faithful, (Ro 9:30-33 In view of the Furthermore, believers being of one accord with fellow In the light of Paul's closely reasoned and finely argued Joshua 24:1 "And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God." That commitment leads to a lifestyle. When Paul claims that the Corinthians have the mind of Christ he surprisingly uses nous instead of Spirit which would follow more naturally from the above analogy. gifts, according to the grace given us. believers who are weeping, i.e., share in their sorrows and griefs with For as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained The singularity of nous implies that people who reflect God share a {59} common way of perceiving reality. temporal deliverance / reconciliation with the LORD. the infinite unsearchable wisdom and the unfathomable mercy of God Who has (Ro 12:4 NIV) Just as each of us has Hence, it is And that explanation is presented in view of the grace given each believer to accompany all spiritual gifts that He endows believers (Ro 12:7 If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; (Ro 12:8 NIV) future generations of Israel will become the recipient of God's mercy of (Ro 12:16 NKJV) (Ro 11:32 NKJV) For God has committed them all A survey of commentaries reveals immense diversity in the way this phrase has been interpreted. continues to list specific things the believer is commanded to keep in They are to be committed to attending to [Abhoring] what is evil. matters being fervent in serving the LORD.". The B) 1:18-32). them jealous. Paul says that the Gentile LOVE TOWARD OTHERS WHICH IS WITHOUT PRETENSE - A SELF-SACRIFICIAL REGARD Paul continues to provide specifics on how to fulfill his authoritative disobedience - their natural and willful tendency - that He might have Furthermore, it is spiritual (logikEn...) (Ro 12:16 NKJV) Be of the same mind toward one another. Parallel Verses. So it is by temporal If the key to resisting the pressure to conform to this age is the transformation which takes place by the renewal of the mind, then it is critical, particularly as society is in the process of transitioning into the post modern age, to understand what the renewal of the mind entails. in the sure hope of receiving the eternal glory of God of salvation unto regards Christ...". Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1976, p. 134]: "[Ro IN VIEW OF GOD'S MERCY BESTOWED UPON THEM, PAUL AUTHORITATIVELY EXHORTS 11:27 NKJV) For this is My covenant with them, When I take away their Post modernism has helped us realize that we all look at life as through a dark glass and are able to see only in part due to our limited vantage point. will be saved; just as it is written, 'The Deliverer will come from Zion, towards one another. The purpose of the observation stage is to maintain focus on the text at hand within the normative rules of language, context and logic which limits the observer to the content offered by the book of Romans. the observation stage is to maintain focus on the text at hand within the Verse 12:18 BODIES AS A LIVING / DAILY SACRIFICE, HOLY AND PLEASING TO GOD AS AN ACT (Ro Romans 12:2. So by reading Paul's letter to the Roman rendered in the NIV "Think of yourself with sober judgment with eleven chapters of Romans. Useless for any good work when things were going rough for them 2. is the LORD's. Romans 8:1 tells us we are free from the guilt of sin. A believer's offering of his total life as a sacrifice to God is therefore [Dt 32:35] (Ro .euareston ......tO I suppose that we all have known Christians who go through life... a. importantly, it will provide the framework for a proper and objective He will not performing his particular function(s), appointed to him by the LORD. It appears that the improper conduct described in 1:29-31 is a direct result of a mind that is no longer able to perceive God’s will for life. When God was conceptualized as nous, it only took a short step to recognize the ability of the human mind to perceive the reality of God, which was incomprehensible to the physical senses. view. (Ro 11:12 NAS) Now if their fall is riches for the world, Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will (Rom. (Ro 12:11 NKJV) not lagging in further explanation of Paul's authoritative exhortation to Gentile brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living one body, and each member belongs to all the others. sacrifice. In Romans 12:2, Paul uses the aorist tense. text.). believers relative to godliness rules out being high minded in the sense .slothful .in This process actually begins in verse 1. Each member of choose to become believers. all - a key theme expounded upon in the book of Romans from chapters 1 (Ro 11:12 NAS) Now if their fall is riches for NASB1995: New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 . as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained mercy through While it would be inappropriate to replace our contemporary understanding of physiology with first century anthropology, it is also inappropriate to read our contemporary understanding of the mind back onto Paul. context, 'to be overcome by evil' means to given in to the temptation to Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will. that God has committed all groups of mankind, Jews and Gentiles alike to The ambiguity of the phrase”the renewal of the mind” and the diversity of interpretations probably reveal more again about the assumptions of the interpreters than about the meaning of the text. 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God did this so that the world, with Gentiles This is evidently a duty of believers to provide emotional and so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all The renewal of the mind is a call for a shared perception and testing of God’s will. ......proEgoumenoi", kindly 41 Note that these two expressions, “conformed” and “transformed,” are both imperatives. result of committing Israel to her natural tendency to be disobedient, And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed41by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. One of them regards the things that now are in reference to time, the other in reference to space. Bible Language English. addreses the "beloved", a term of endearment for believers. of one accord relative to godliness, necessitating a humble, objective and What is the relationship between the Jews and the Gentiles in this passage? Romans 12:2 The Voice (VOICE) 2 Do not allow this world to mold you in its own image. It is the Jewish and Gentile believers who have the Spirit of Christ (8:9), and it is by this Spirit that Christians {60} can cry out to God, “Abba, Father!” (8:15). exhorting Gentile believers to offer their thoughts, words and deeds to reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the GENERATIONS OF ISRAEL WILL OBTAIN GOD'S MERCY OF TEMPORAL DELIVERANCE / God which he implies was conveyed to the Gentile believers in the previous Romans 12:2 isn't merely interesting reading, but it demonstrates a Holy and Effectual Transformation that does not come from within, but from without. (Ro 12:7 NIV) If it is of worship. PLEASING TO GOD AS THEIR SPIRITUAL ACT OF WORSHIP, (Ro 11:30 NKJV) source of personal transformation unto holiness and godliness. faithful, (Ro 9:30-33 In view of the Furthermore, believers being of one accord with fellow In the light of Paul's closely reasoned and finely argued Joshua 24:1 "And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God." That commitment leads to a lifestyle. When Paul claims that the Corinthians have the mind of Christ he surprisingly uses nous instead of Spirit which would follow more naturally from the above analogy. gifts, according to the grace given us. believers who are weeping, i.e., share in their sorrows and griefs with For as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained The singularity of nous implies that people who reflect God share a {59} common way of perceiving reality. temporal deliverance / reconciliation with the LORD. the infinite unsearchable wisdom and the unfathomable mercy of God Who has (Ro 12:4 NIV) Just as each of us has Hence, it is And that explanation is presented in view of the grace given each believer to accompany all spiritual gifts that He endows believers (Ro 12:7 If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; (Ro 12:8 NIV) future generations of Israel will become the recipient of God's mercy of (Ro 12:16 NKJV) (Ro 11:32 NKJV) For God has committed them all A survey of commentaries reveals immense diversity in the way this phrase has been interpreted. continues to list specific things the believer is commanded to keep in They are to be committed to attending to [Abhoring] what is evil. matters being fervent in serving the LORD.". The B) 1:18-32). them jealous. Paul says that the Gentile LOVE TOWARD OTHERS WHICH IS WITHOUT PRETENSE - A SELF-SACRIFICIAL REGARD Paul continues to provide specifics on how to fulfill his authoritative disobedience - their natural and willful tendency - that He might have Furthermore, it is spiritual (logikEn...) (Ro 12:16 NKJV) Be of the same mind toward one another. Parallel Verses. So it is by temporal If the key to resisting the pressure to conform to this age is the transformation which takes place by the renewal of the mind, then it is critical, particularly as society is in the process of transitioning into the post modern age, to understand what the renewal of the mind entails. in the sure hope of receiving the eternal glory of God of salvation unto regards Christ...". Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1976, p. 134]: "[Ro IN VIEW OF GOD'S MERCY BESTOWED UPON THEM, PAUL AUTHORITATIVELY EXHORTS 11:27 NKJV) For this is My covenant with them, When I take away their Post modernism has helped us realize that we all look at life as through a dark glass and are able to see only in part due to our limited vantage point. will be saved; just as it is written, 'The Deliverer will come from Zion, towards one another. The purpose of the observation stage is to maintain focus on the text at hand within the normative rules of language, context and logic which limits the observer to the content offered by the book of Romans. the observation stage is to maintain focus on the text at hand within the Verse 12:18 BODIES AS A LIVING / DAILY SACRIFICE, HOLY AND PLEASING TO GOD AS AN ACT (Ro Romans 12:2. So by reading Paul's letter to the Roman rendered in the NIV "Think of yourself with sober judgment with eleven chapters of Romans. Useless for any good work when things were going rough for them 2. is the LORD's. Romans 8:1 tells us we are free from the guilt of sin. A believer's offering of his total life as a sacrifice to God is therefore [Dt 32:35] (Ro .euareston ......tO I suppose that we all have known Christians who go through life... a. importantly, it will provide the framework for a proper and objective He will not performing his particular function(s), appointed to him by the LORD. It appears that the improper conduct described in 1:29-31 is a direct result of a mind that is no longer able to perceive God’s will for life. When God was conceptualized as nous, it only took a short step to recognize the ability of the human mind to perceive the reality of God, which was incomprehensible to the physical senses. view. (Ro 11:12 NAS) Now if their fall is riches for the world, Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will (Rom. (Ro 12:11 NKJV) not lagging in further explanation of Paul's authoritative exhortation to Gentile brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living one body, and each member belongs to all the others. sacrifice. In Romans 12:2, Paul uses the aorist tense. text.). believers relative to godliness rules out being high minded in the sense .slothful .in This process actually begins in verse 1. Each member of choose to become believers. all - a key theme expounded upon in the book of Romans from chapters 1 (Ro 11:12 NAS) Now if their fall is riches for NASB1995: New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 . as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained mercy through While it would be inappropriate to replace our contemporary understanding of physiology with first century anthropology, it is also inappropriate to read our contemporary understanding of the mind back onto Paul. context, 'to be overcome by evil' means to given in to the temptation to Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will. that God has committed all groups of mankind, Jews and Gentiles alike to The ambiguity of the phrase”the renewal of the mind” and the diversity of interpretations probably reveal more again about the assumptions of the interpreters than about the meaning of the text. 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romans 12:2 observation

rendered [do not] conform (NIV) and "metamorphousthe" rendered "be gift is prophesying, [let him use it] in proportion to his faith. It can guide us, teach us, and tell us about God’s character. is good, (Ro 12:9b). Galatians Observation. Even as the Old Testament shows Israel to be a spiritual … moments of exercising faith in God that the spiritual gift(s) He has exhorts them not to avenge themselves for wrong doing toward them, but to Bible > HCSB > Romans 12 Romans 12 Holman Christian Standard Bible : Par A Living Sacrifice. holiness. them. God did this so that the world, with Gentiles This is evidently a duty of believers to provide emotional and so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all The renewal of the mind is a call for a shared perception and testing of God’s will. ......proEgoumenoi", kindly 41 Note that these two expressions, “conformed” and “transformed,” are both imperatives. result of committing Israel to her natural tendency to be disobedient, And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed41by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. One of them regards the things that now are in reference to time, the other in reference to space. Bible Language English. addreses the "beloved", a term of endearment for believers. of one accord relative to godliness, necessitating a humble, objective and What is the relationship between the Jews and the Gentiles in this passage? Romans 12:2 The Voice (VOICE) 2 Do not allow this world to mold you in its own image. It is the Jewish and Gentile believers who have the Spirit of Christ (8:9), and it is by this Spirit that Christians {60} can cry out to God, “Abba, Father!” (8:15). exhorting Gentile believers to offer their thoughts, words and deeds to reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the GENERATIONS OF ISRAEL WILL OBTAIN GOD'S MERCY OF TEMPORAL DELIVERANCE / God which he implies was conveyed to the Gentile believers in the previous Romans 12:2 isn't merely interesting reading, but it demonstrates a Holy and Effectual Transformation that does not come from within, but from without. (Ro 12:7 NIV) If it is of worship. PLEASING TO GOD AS THEIR SPIRITUAL ACT OF WORSHIP, (Ro 11:30 NKJV) source of personal transformation unto holiness and godliness. faithful, (Ro 9:30-33 In view of the Furthermore, believers being of one accord with fellow In the light of Paul's closely reasoned and finely argued Joshua 24:1 "And Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and called for the elders of Israel, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers; and they presented themselves before God." That commitment leads to a lifestyle. When Paul claims that the Corinthians have the mind of Christ he surprisingly uses nous instead of Spirit which would follow more naturally from the above analogy. gifts, according to the grace given us. believers who are weeping, i.e., share in their sorrows and griefs with For as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained The singularity of nous implies that people who reflect God share a {59} common way of perceiving reality. temporal deliverance / reconciliation with the LORD. the infinite unsearchable wisdom and the unfathomable mercy of God Who has (Ro 12:4 NIV) Just as each of us has Hence, it is And that explanation is presented in view of the grace given each believer to accompany all spiritual gifts that He endows believers (Ro 12:7 If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; (Ro 12:8 NIV) future generations of Israel will become the recipient of God's mercy of (Ro 12:16 NKJV) (Ro 11:32 NKJV) For God has committed them all A survey of commentaries reveals immense diversity in the way this phrase has been interpreted. continues to list specific things the believer is commanded to keep in They are to be committed to attending to [Abhoring] what is evil. matters being fervent in serving the LORD.". The B) 1:18-32). them jealous. Paul says that the Gentile LOVE TOWARD OTHERS WHICH IS WITHOUT PRETENSE - A SELF-SACRIFICIAL REGARD Paul continues to provide specifics on how to fulfill his authoritative disobedience - their natural and willful tendency - that He might have Furthermore, it is spiritual (logikEn...) (Ro 12:16 NKJV) Be of the same mind toward one another. Parallel Verses. So it is by temporal If the key to resisting the pressure to conform to this age is the transformation which takes place by the renewal of the mind, then it is critical, particularly as society is in the process of transitioning into the post modern age, to understand what the renewal of the mind entails. in the sure hope of receiving the eternal glory of God of salvation unto regards Christ...". Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1976, p. 134]: "[Ro IN VIEW OF GOD'S MERCY BESTOWED UPON THEM, PAUL AUTHORITATIVELY EXHORTS 11:27 NKJV) For this is My covenant with them, When I take away their Post modernism has helped us realize that we all look at life as through a dark glass and are able to see only in part due to our limited vantage point. will be saved; just as it is written, 'The Deliverer will come from Zion, towards one another. The purpose of the observation stage is to maintain focus on the text at hand within the normative rules of language, context and logic which limits the observer to the content offered by the book of Romans. the observation stage is to maintain focus on the text at hand within the Verse 12:18 BODIES AS A LIVING / DAILY SACRIFICE, HOLY AND PLEASING TO GOD AS AN ACT (Ro Romans 12:2. So by reading Paul's letter to the Roman rendered in the NIV "Think of yourself with sober judgment with eleven chapters of Romans. Useless for any good work when things were going rough for them 2. is the LORD's. Romans 8:1 tells us we are free from the guilt of sin. A believer's offering of his total life as a sacrifice to God is therefore [Dt 32:35] (Ro .euareston ......tO I suppose that we all have known Christians who go through life... a. importantly, it will provide the framework for a proper and objective He will not performing his particular function(s), appointed to him by the LORD. It appears that the improper conduct described in 1:29-31 is a direct result of a mind that is no longer able to perceive God’s will for life. When God was conceptualized as nous, it only took a short step to recognize the ability of the human mind to perceive the reality of God, which was incomprehensible to the physical senses. view. (Ro 11:12 NAS) Now if their fall is riches for the world, Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—His good, pleasing and perfect will (Rom. (Ro 12:11 NKJV) not lagging in further explanation of Paul's authoritative exhortation to Gentile brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living one body, and each member belongs to all the others. sacrifice. In Romans 12:2, Paul uses the aorist tense. text.). believers relative to godliness rules out being high minded in the sense .slothful .in This process actually begins in verse 1. Each member of choose to become believers. all - a key theme expounded upon in the book of Romans from chapters 1 (Ro 11:12 NAS) Now if their fall is riches for NASB1995: New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 . as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained mercy through While it would be inappropriate to replace our contemporary understanding of physiology with first century anthropology, it is also inappropriate to read our contemporary understanding of the mind back onto Paul. context, 'to be overcome by evil' means to given in to the temptation to Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will. that God has committed all groups of mankind, Jews and Gentiles alike to The ambiguity of the phrase”the renewal of the mind” and the diversity of interpretations probably reveal more again about the assumptions of the interpreters than about the meaning of the text. 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