Romans 12:2 In this verse we discover how we are to go about fulfilling the admonition of the previous verse to be a living sacrifice to God. What does the word conform mean? How does the idea of a schematic diagram help us understand this verse? What are some of the ways in which the world pressures us to conform? What are some of the areas in which the world's idea of how we ought to live differs from God's will? When Paul goes on to contrast how we ought to be, he does not use a term that would be opposite of conforming. What is wrong with being a non-conformist? What is the sense of the word transform which Paul uses? What are the acting agents that cause us to be conformed or transformed? What is the "formula" for knowing the will of God? What are the characteristics of God's will that enable us to identify it? (63 min)