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John Wesley's notes on the Epistle:  Romans 12:16b-21

16  Mind not high things - Desire not riches, honour, or the company of the great. 

17  Provide - Think beforehand; contrive to give as little offence as may be to any. 

19  Dearly beloved - So he softens the rugged spirit. Revenge not yourselves, but leave that to God. Perhaps it might more properly be rendered, leave room for wrath; that is, the wrath of God, to whom vengeance properly belongs. Deut 32:35 

20  Feed him - With your own hand: if it be needful, even put bread into his mouth. Heap coals of fire upon his head - That part which is most sensible. 
"So artists melt the sullen ore of lead, By heaping coals of fire upon its head; In the kind warmth the metal learns to glow, And pure from dross the silver runs below." 
Prov 25:21, &c. 

21  And if you see no present fruit, yet persevere. Be not overcome with evil - As all are who avenge themselves. But overcome evil with good. Conquer your enemies by kindness and patience.