Romans 14:18
Good News Translation
And when you serve Christ in this way, you please God and are approved by others.

Contemporary English Version
If you serve Christ in this way, you will please God and be respected by people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that in this serveth Christ pleaseth God and is approved of men.

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For he that in this serveth Christ pleaseth God and is approved of men.

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Romans 14:4 Who art thou that judgest another man's servant? To his own lord he standeth or falleth. And he shall stand: for God is able to make him stand.

Romans 6:22 But now being made free from sin and become servants to God, you have your fruit unto sanctification, and the end life everlasting.

Romans 12:11 In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

Mark 13:34 Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch.

John 12:26 If any man minister to me, let him follow me: and where I am, there also shall my minister be. If any man minister to me, him will my Father honour.

1 Corinthians 7:22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ.

Galatians 6:15,16 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision: but a new creature. . . .

Colossians 3:24 Knowing that you shall receive of the Lord the reward of inheritance. Serve ye the Lord Christ.

Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God our Saviour hath appeared to all men: . . .

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Romans 12:1,2 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercy of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing unto God, your reasonable service. . . .

Genesis 4:7 If thou do well, shalt thou not receive? but if ill, shall not sin forthwith be present at the door? but the lust thereof shall be under thee, and thou shalt have dominion over it.

Ecclesiastes 9:7 Go then, and eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with gladness: because thy works please God.

Acts 10:35 But in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh justice is acceptable to him.

2 Corinthians 8:21 For we forecast what may be good, not only before God but also before men.

Philippians 4:18 But I have all and abound: I am filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things you sent, an odour of sweetness, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

1 Timothy 2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,

1 Timothy 5:4 But if any widow have children or grandchildren, let her learn first to govern her own house and to make a return of duty to her parents; for this is acceptable before God.

1 Peter 2:5,20 Be you also as living stones built up, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. . . .

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2 Corinthians 4:2 But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 5:11 Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men: but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest.

2 Corinthians 6:4 But in all things let us exhibit ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in tribulation, in necessities, in distresses,

2 Corinthians 8:21 For we forecast what may be good, not only before God but also before men.

1 Thessalonians 1:3,4 Being mindful of the work of your faith and labour and charity: and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father. . . .

James 2:18-26 But some man will say: Thou hast faith, and I have works. Shew me thy faith without works; and I will shew thee, by works, my faith. . . .

1 Peter 3:16 But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

Context
The Law of Love
17For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink: but justice and peace and joy in the Holy Ghost. 18For he that in this serveth Christ pleaseth God and is approved of men. 19Therefore, let us follow after the things that are of peace and keep the things that are of edification, one towards another.…
Cross References
Romans 16:18
For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 5:9
And therefore we labour, whether absent or present, to please him.

2 Corinthians 8:21
For we forecast what may be good, not only before God but also before men.

Philippians 4:8
For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline: think on these things.

1 Peter 2:12
Having your conversation good among the Gentiles: that whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by the good works which they shall behold in you, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Additional Translations
For whoever serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by men.

For the one serving Christ in these things is well-pleasing to God and approved by men.

For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.

For he that in this serves the Christ [is] acceptable to God and approved of men.

For he that herein serveth Christ is well-pleasing to God, and approved of men.

For he that in these things serveth Christ, is acceptable to God, and approved by men.

and whoever in this way devotedly serves Christ, God takes pleasure in him, and men highly commend him.

For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men.

for he who in these things is serving the Christ, is acceptable to God and approved of men.
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