New Living Translation
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.
King James Bible
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
Darby Bible Translation
I have combated the good combat, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
World English Bible
I have fought the good fight. I have finished the course. I have kept the faith.
Young's Literal Translation
the good strife I have striven, the course I have finished, the faith I have kept,
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[Illustration: (drop cap L) Ancient engraving of man reading scroll] Let us now look at the rest of the books which make up the New Testament. In the days when Paul preached at Athens, the old capital of Greece, much of the ancient splendour and power of the Greek people had passed away, for the Romans had conquered their country, and they were no longer a free nation. Yet, although the Greeks had been forced to yield to Rome, their conquerors knew that the Grecian scholars and artists were far …
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making
Epistle Liii. To John, Bishop.
Paul's Departure and Crown;
How the Meek and the Passionate are to be Admonished.
But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus--the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Don't you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win!
1 Corinthians 9:25
All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize.
1 Corinthians 9:26
So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing.
I went there because God revealed to me that I should go. While I was there I met privately with those considered to be leaders of the church and shared with them the message I had been preaching to the Gentiles. I wanted to make sure that we were in agreement, for fear that all my efforts had been wasted and I was running the race for nothing.
We are in this struggle together. You have seen my struggle in the past, and you know that I am still in the midst of it.
1 Timothy 1:18
Timothy, my son, here are my instructions for you, based on the prophetic words spoken about you earlier. May they help you fight well in the Lord's battles.
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