34 Bible Verses about Competition
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And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.
Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will:
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.
Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink.
But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.
And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your gods, but put no fire under.
But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
Go and cry unto the gods which ye have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your tribulation.
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.
As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
And they put away the strange gods from among them, and served the LORD: and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.
And all that believed were together, and had all things common;
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Yet ye have forsaken me, and served other gods: wherefore I will deliver you no more.
And the LORD said unto the children of Israel, Did not I deliver you from the Egyptians, and from the Amorites, from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines?
And the children of Israel said unto the LORD, We have sinned: do thou unto us whatsoever seemeth good unto thee; deliver us only, we pray thee, this day.
And God spake all these words, saying,
And herein I give my advice: for this is expedient for you, who have begun before, not only to do, but also to be forward a year ago.
I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
And the people and princes of Gilead said one to another, What man is he that will begin to fight against the children of Ammon? he shall be head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.
Topics on Competition
Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:
- Alternatives To Money
- Confidence And Self Esteem
- Courage And Strength
- Crowns, Spiritual Use
- Fake Friends
- Fast Runners
- Fighting One Another
- Finishing Strong
- Games, Spiritual
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Holy Ambition
- Keeping Man's Word
- Leisure, And Pastimes
- Not Giving Up
- Preaching Christ
- Reward For Works
- Self Discipline
- Self Esteem
- Spreading The Gospel
- The Christian Race
- Those Who Envied