A transformed life is marked by a perspective of faith which enables the believer to be joyful in hope, patient in affliction and persistent in prayer. In part 6 of Eight Marks of a Transformed Life, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Romans 12:12.

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Study Notes

Romans 12:12 in Different Translations

Romans 12:12 (New International Version)
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans 12:12 (Amplified Bible)
Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer.
Romans 12:12 (The Message)
[Be] cheerfully expectant. Don’t quit in hard times; pray all the harder.
Romans 12:12 (New Living Translation)
Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically.

Understanding the Text

  • A Perspective of Faith….
  • By faith…
    • Rejoice in hope
    • Be patient in affliction
    • Persist in prayer

Applying the Text

  • Do you view all things through the lens of faith?