45 Bible Verses about Race
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Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;
Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air;
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
“If you have run with footmen and they have tired you out,
Then how can you compete with horses?
If you fall down in a land of peace,
How will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber;
It rejoices as a strong man to run his course.
and He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation,
Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.
Also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.
but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.
holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.
You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that I might be running, or had run, in vain.
“When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance,
When He separated the sons of man,
He set the boundaries of the peoples
According to the number of the sons of Israel.
I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace of God.
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands;
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
And a mongrel race will dwell in Ashdod,
And I will cut off the pride of the Philistines.
but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.
For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh,
God has looked down from heaven upon the sons of men
To see if there is anyone who understands,
Who seeks after God.
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned—
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Now a Jew named Apollos, an Alexandrian by birth, an eloquent man, came to Ephesus; and he was mighty in the Scriptures.
“Brethren, sons of Abraham’s family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent.
For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised.
Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead,
So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs, but on God who has mercy.
who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,
Rejoicing in the world, His earth,
And having my delight in the sons of men.
“And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;
And to depart from evil is understanding.’”
On the second visit Joseph made himself known to his brothers, and Joseph’s family was disclosed to Pharaoh.
There is a kind of man whose teeth are like swords
And his jaw teeth like knives,
To devour the afflicted from the earth
And the needy from among men.
Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.
whose are the fathers, and from whom is the Christ according to the flesh, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
Then the hand of the Lord was on Elijah, and he girded up his loins and outran Ahab to Jezreel.
I have seen the task which God has given the sons of men with which to occupy themselves.
You serpents, you brood of vipers, how will you escape the sentence of hell?
Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons.
From Thematic Bible
Race » Foot race » Figurative
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
It rejoices as a strong man to run his course.
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Topics on Race
The Christian Race1 Corinthians 9:24
- Being Fair
- Fast Runners
- Finishing Strong
- Games, Spiritual
- God's Things Concealed
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Holy Ambition
- Interracial Marriage
- Keeping Faith
- Keeping Man's Word
- Not Giving Up
- Reward For Works
- Self Discipline
- Sin Produces Death