Games of the Christian Life
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1 Corinthians 9:24,26
Know you not that they which run in a race run all, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain.
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Galatians 5:7
You did run well; who did hinder you that you should not obey the truth?
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Philippians 2:16
Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.
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Philippians 3:14
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
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Hebrews 12:1
Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
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The Same when at Rome, Being Led by Others into the Amphitheatre ...
... witness a scene characteristic of the popular life of old ... till morning brings the
hope of games and merry ... they were not admitted into the Christian capital he ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter viii the same when at.htm

How the victor Runs
... It is very remarkable that Paul should pick out these Grecian games as containing
for ... us as we pass them, we shall not make much advance in the Christian life. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/how the victor runs.htm

Of the Kind of Happiness and Life Truly Delighted in by those who ...
... 20."Of the Kind of Happiness and Life Truly Delighted ... by Those Who Inveigh Against
the Christian Religion ... they wish; let them demand whatever games they please ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 20 of the kind of.htm

An Anonymous Sermon, Commonly Called Clement's Second Letter to ...
... In ch.7 the preacher compares the Christian life to the Greek games, and even mentions
the fact that the athletes "come by sea" to participate (ch.7:1). Is ...
/.../richardson/early christian fathers/an anonymous sermon commonly called.htm

The First Games
... took up again his little boy's life, divided between ... as he took pride in his successes
at games. ... He never pardoned"save as a Christian"his schoolmasters ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bertrand/saint augustin/iv the first games.htm

1 Corinthians xiii. 11
... of you, probably, well know that there are games from which ... of change from childhood
to a Christian manhood, the ... our faculties; it can but make life at every ...
/.../arnold/the christian life/lecture iii 1 corinthians xiii.htm

'Concerning the Crown'
... pine-shoots or olive branches for the victors in the games; while the ... bearing as
not thereby to be injured in Christian character and growth in Christian life. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/concerning the crown.htm

Whether There Can be a virtue About Games?
... iv, 8) that "in the intercourse of this life there is a kind of rest that is associated
with games": and consequently it is sometimes necessary to make use of ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether there can be a.htm

The Teen Boy and Missions
... dandy stunt?" The reply was, "Oh, that's one of the games that the ... It is altogether
too bad that the play-life of the adolescent in non-christian lands is ...
/.../alexander/the boy and the sunday school/xvi the teen boy and.htm

Eligius, Bishop of Noyon.
... At the peril of his life, and amidst many contumelies ... and hatred of the heathen by
his Christian love and ... no man shall deprive us of our old games, which afford ...
/.../neander/light in the dark places/eligius bishop of noyon.htm



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