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12Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires.13Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness.14For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace.

He, who is delivered from the power of sin and established in fellowship with Christ, hates sin, feels disgust at it, and does not want to commit it. Lusts are strong, but love for Christ is stronger. He who stands fast in the gospel, and perseveres in prayer, finds and obtains the power to resist all the desires of his body and soul. He does not serve himself, or follow an evil doctrine, but willfully abstains from all malicious actions. He does not hear the calls of tempation any more, because he continues in fellowship with the triumphant Jesus, whose power is stronger than all motives of death in your body. The Holy Spirit establishes knowledges in you wiser than all the philosophies of the world.
Abstain from all evil actions, books, movies, and bad company. Do not let them separate you from your fellowship with Christ. Do not believe in the power of your sin, but trust Christ and the power of his salvation.
You have become God’s own. You breathe his Spirit, and have experienced the eternal truth. So, how can you think of your ways without God? Bring yourself to your Lord, as a soldier to the holy war, and commit to him your time, your strength, and your money. Your sacrifice is not a duty, but a privilege, thanking, and pleasure. Ask your Lord where he wishes you to serve, for the harvest is truly plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. Yet, do not serve your Lord hastily and obstinately, but yield to his guidance. He wants to raise, through you, people who are dead in sin that they may live in his eternal life. So, give your body and all your property as weapons of righteousness to God.
Do not forget to give thanks, for you were dead in sin, but now are alive in Christ. Bring your gifts back to God that he may use them as instruments for the salvation of many. The Holy One qualifies you for Christ, and sends you out to glorify the power of his righteousness in your weakness. Do not hesitate! The apostle Paul called himself a bondservant of Christ. So, when will you truly follow him, giving your life for the service of God at all times?
All those who serve, like Paul, in the fellowship of the love of God, experience the power of the Holy Spirit every day, and recognize that the initial change has happened in their hearts. Sin no more sits smiling in the throne of your hearts, but Christ himself has possessed your heart, and by his dwelling in us a new age began in our lives. Our observance of the commandments of God is not an impossible duty, but we long to obey them gladly, urged on by the power of the gentle Spirit. Every Christian is gifted with the power of grace. Death and corruption do not reign in him. The only one who reigns in our minds and hearts is Christ with his great grace.

O Lord Jesus Christ, we praise you every morning and every evening, because you bound yourself to our mortal bodies to make us partners in eternal life. You reign in our hearts and minds. Teach us wise conduct that we may praise you and your heavenly Father with all our minds, strength, and money, and that we may be considered with all believers bondservants of your love.
How do we bring ourselves and the parts of our bodies as weapons of righteousness to God?