Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. (Romans 12:11 NRS)

Who are you to pass judgment on servants of another? It is before their own lord that they stand or fall. And they will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make them stand. (Romans 14:4 NRS)

The one who thus serves Christ is acceptable to God and has human approval. Let us then pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding. (Romans 14:18-19 NRS)

Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building up the neighbor. (Romans 15:2 NRS)

They were pleased to do this, and indeed they owe it to them; for if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material things. (Romans 15:27 NRS)


Collected by David Anderson for the Romans Fall Midweek Class