Romans 12:9-18 (NRSV)
9 Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what
10 love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another
in showing honour.
11 Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord.
12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in
13 Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality
14 Bless those
who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
15 Rejoice with
those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
16 Live in harmony
with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly;
do not claim to be wiser than you are.
17 Do not repay
anyone evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble in the
sight of all.
18 If it is possible,
so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.