From: Ratana Banjerdpongchai - SCBC - 3636776 

Romans 12:9-21

Love must be completely sincere. Hate what is evil, hold on to what is 
good. Love one another warmly as Christian brothers, and be eager to show 
respect for one another. Work hard and do not be lazy. Serve the Lord 
with a heart full of devotion. Let your hope keep you joyful, be patient 
in your troubles, and pray at all times. Share your belongings with your 
needy fellow-Christians, and open your homes to strangers.

Ask God to bless those who persecute you-yes, ask him to bless, not to 
curse. Be happy with those who are happy, weep with those who weep. Have 
the same concern for everyone. Do not be proud, but accept humble duties. 
Do not think of yourselves as wise.

If someone has done you wrong, do not repay him  with wrong. Try to do 
what everyone considers to be good. Do everything possible on your part 
to live peace with everybody. Never take revenge, my friends, but instead 
let God's anger do it. For the scripture says, "I will take revenge, I 
will pay back, says the Lord." Instead, as the scripture says: "If your 
enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for by 
doing this you will make him burn with shame." Do not let evil defeat 
you; instead, conquer evil with good.

To live peace with everybody is a very hard thing to do. Sometimes I 
develop conficts towards surrounding people, but with God's help and His 
loving-kindness I can ultimately live with them peacefully.

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