For through (A)the grace given to me I say to everyone among you (B)not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to (C)each a measure of faith. For (D)just as we have many parts in one body and all [a]the body’s parts do not have the same function, so we, (E)who are many, are (F)one body in Christ, and individually parts of one another. However, since we have gifts that (G)differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to use them properly: if (H)prophecy, [b]in proportion to one’s faith; if [c](I)service, in the act of serving; or the one who (J)teaches, in the act of teaching; or the one who [d](K)exhorts, in the work of [e]exhortation; the one who gives, with [f](L)generosity; (M)the one who [g]is in leadership, with diligence; the one who shows mercy, with (N)cheerfulness.

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  1. Romans 12:4 Lit the parts
  2. Romans 12:6 Or in agreement with the faith
  3. Romans 12:7 Or office of service
  4. Romans 12:8 Or encourages
  5. Romans 12:8 Or encouragement
  6. Romans 12:8 Or sincere concern
  7. Romans 12:8 Or provides care

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