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14 Bible Verses about football

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1 Corinthians 9:25

Now every athlete who goes into training conducts himself temperately and restricts himself in all things. They do it to win a wreath that will soon wither, but we [do it to receive a crown of eternal blessedness] that cannot wither.

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I do not run uncertainly (without definite aim). I do not box like one beating the air and striking without an adversary.

2 Timothy 2:5

And if anyone enters competitive games, he is not crowned unless he competes lawfully (fairly, according to the rules laid down).

Leviticus 11:8

Of their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch; they are unclean to you.

Ezekiel 5:5

Thus says the Lord God: This is Jerusalem; in the center of the nations I have set her, and countries are round about her.

Luke 9:55

But He turned and rebuked and severely censured them. He said, You do not know of what sort of spirit you are,

Ezekiel 8:16

And He brought me to the inner court of the Lord's house; and behold, at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the bronze altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs to the temple of the Lord and their faces toward the east, and they were bowing themselves toward the east and worshiping the sun.

2 Timothy 2:19

But the firm foundation of (laid by) God stands, sure and unshaken, bearing this seal (inscription): The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names [himself by] the name of the Lord give up all iniquity and stand aloof from it.

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the finery of their tinkling anklets, the caps of network, the crescent head ornaments,

Deuteronomy 28:25

The Lord shall cause you to be struck down before your enemies; you shall go out one way against them and flee seven ways before them, and you shall be tossed to and fro and be a terror among all the kingdoms of the earth.

Malachi 3:16

Then those who feared the Lord talked often one to another; and the Lord listened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him of those who reverenced and worshipfully feared the Lord and who thought on His name.

Ecclesiastes 2:17

So I hated life, because what is done under the sun was grievous to me; for all is vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it.