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Do you not know that in a race the runners 
all compete, but only one receives the prize? 
Run in such a way that you may win it. - 1 Corinthians 9:24 (NRSV)

As a former college football player, I take special notice when Paul refers to sports. In the reading above Paul wrote, “Athletes exercise self-control in all things; they do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable one.” Paul uses the examples of a runner and a boxer;...

Today's Prayer
Holy God, help us not only to proclaim the name of Jesus, but to follow him with dedication and passion. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Corinthians 9:24-27

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