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5 Bible Verses about Competitions

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:17-18

Don’t gloat when your enemy falls,
and don’t let your heart rejoice when he stumbles, or the Lord will see, be displeased,
and turn His wrath away from him.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

Again I saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, or the battle to the strong, or bread to the wise, or riches to the discerning, or favor to the skillful; rather, time and chance happen to all of them.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize. Now everyone who competes exercises self-control in everything. However, they do it to receive a crown that will fade away, but we a crown that will never fade away. Therefore I do not run like one who runs aimlessly or box like one beating the air. read more.
Instead, I discipline my body and bring it under strict control, so that after preaching to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

Psalm 19:5

It is like a groom coming from the bridal chamber;
it rejoices like an athlete running a course.

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