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... But they are only comparing themselves with each other, using themselves as the standard of measurement. How ignorant!
2 Corinthians 10:12 NLT
... the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. John 20:4 NIV
Peter turned around and saw behind them the disciple Jesus loved ... Peter asked Jesus, “What about him, Lord?” Jesus replied,“If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? As for you, follow me.”
John 21:20-22 NLT
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. ...
Hebrews 12:1-2 NIV
... So run to win! 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. So I run with purpose in every step. ...
1 Corinthians 9:24-26 NLT
Heavenly Father, forgive us for selling You short by comparing our lives to others’. Holy Spirit, help us fully embrace the race You’ve already marked out for us. Keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, and show us how to run with purpose. Amen.
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