2 Timothy 2:5 ESV

An athlete is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.

Advice to a Young Disciple
Is It Wrong to Compete and Want to Win?
Wayne Grudem argues that competition is not evil but that it brings ... (See 1 Corinthians 9:25-26 and 2 Timothy 2:5 for some metaphors of ...
4. The Disciplines of a Strong Minister (2 Timothy 2:1-7)
Here in 2 Timothy 2:5, he refers generally to sports and particularly to the ... Third, he had to compete within the specific rules for a given event.
March Madness, Athletic Achievement, and Christians in ...
1) Paul references athletic competition at least twice in his letters, in 2 Timothy 2: 5 and 1 Corinthians 9:2427, and does not condemn it.
The Priorities of a Faithful Teacher
Striving for the Faith of the Gospel
It's the word used in 2 Timothy 2:5 where Paul says, "An athlete is ... So in its three uses the word is translated "strive," "labor," and "compete.
5. How to Live Worthy of the Gospel
1 Corinthian 9:24, Ephesians 6:12, 1 Timothy 4:7, 2 Timothy 2:5), and here ... Instead of competing, they must pray together, put their resources ...
[PDF] what happens when you have faith
Should a Christian exercise? Is exercise something Christians ...
Answers in Genesis at London Olympics
So popular were these various competitions that the authors of the New Testament made several ... Hebrews 12:12 ; cf., 2 Timothy 2:5 ).

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