Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Corinthians 9:26
So that is the way I run, unswervingly. That is the way I fight, not punching the air.
It was in obedience to a revelation that I went. I laid before them the good news that I preach to the heathen, presenting it privately to the leaders, for fear my efforts might be or might have been futile.
You were making such progress! Who has stopped your obeying the truth?
offering men the message of life. Then I will have reason to boast of you on the Day of Christ, because my exertion and labor have not been wasted.
I am pressing toward the goal, for the prize to which God through Christ Jesus calls us upward.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have had a part in the great contest, I have run my race, I have preserved my faith.
Therefore, let us too, with such a crowd of witnesses about us, throw off every impediment and the entanglement of sin, and run with determination the race for which we are entered,
Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he stands the test, he will be given the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
I am coming soon. Keep hold of what you have, so that no one may deprive you of your crown.