Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
yet he has no root in himself but is temporal, for when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, by and by he is offended.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that those who run in a race indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that ye may obtain it.
Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you that ye should not trust in the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ has been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
But many that are first shall be last, and many of the last shall be first.