45 Bible Verses about Race
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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.
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God’s heavenly call in Christ Jesus.
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.
But you are a chosen race,a royal priesthood,
a holy nation,a people for His possession,
so that you may proclaim the praises
of the One who called you out of darkness
into His marvelous light.
Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us,
From one man He has made every nationality to live over the whole earth and has determined their appointed times and the boundaries of where they live.
Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.
Instead, I discipline my body and bring it under strict control, so that after preaching to others, I myself will not be disqualified.
Hold firmly to the message of life. Then I can boast in the day of Christ that I didn’t run or labor for nothing.
I went up according to a revelation and presented to them the gospel I preach among the Gentiles—but privately to those recognized as leaders—so that I might not be running, or have run the race, in vain.
When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance
and divided the human race,
He set the boundaries of the peoples
according to the number of the people of Israel.
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.
But I count my life of no value to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God’s grace.
After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were robed in white with palm branches in their hands.
Fight the good fight for the faith;
take hold of eternal life
that you were called to
and have made a good confession about
in the presence of many witnesses.
This was not made known to people in other generations as it is now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit:
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, in this way death spread to all men, because all sinned.
There is no Jew or Greek, slave or free, male or female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
For you need endurance, so that after you have done God’s will, you may receive what was promised.
Brothers, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and reaching forward to what is ahead,
He said to mankind,
“The fear of the Lord is this: wisdom.
And to turn from evil is understanding.”
Watch yourselves so you don’t lose what we have worked for, but that you may receive a full reward.
The ancestors are theirs, and from them, by physical descent, came the Messiah, who is God over all, praised forever. Amen.
From Thematic Bible
Race » Foot race » Figurative
Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race,
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Therefore since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us, and run with endurance the race that lies before us, keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that lay before Him endured a cross and despised the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of God's throne.
Don’t all of us have one Father?
Topics on Race
- 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