Most Relevant Verses
Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you,
He told them, "Keep on struggling to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you that many people will try to enter, but won't be able to do so.
You know that in a race all the runners run but only one wins the prize, don't you? You must run in such a way that you may be victorious.
In the same way, since you're so desirous of spiritual gifts, you must keep on desiring them for building up the church.
Brothers, I do not consider myself to have embraced it yet. But this one thing I do: Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,
I keep pursuing the goal to win the prize of God's heavenly call in the Messiah Jesus.
Do your best to present yourself to God as an approved worker who has nothing to be ashamed of, handling the word of truth with precision.