Many Bodies, One Sacrifice (Part 3): Christians in Conflict; Romans 12:14-21
Romans 12:1-2 describes the action that results from the mercies of God: many bodies offer themselves as one sacrifice. This is the Body of Christ! Verses 3-13 describe how that impacts our relationships with one another, and verses 14-21 describe how that impacts our relationship with the non-believing world.
- Re-laying the foundation: Verses 9-21 are all a result of God’s Spirit in his people.
- Conflict and Opposition Are Unavoidable. How Does God empower us to respond?
- We Plan our Reactions Ahead of Time
- We Embrace Sympathy
- We Surrender our Right to Vengeance