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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
2Ti 4:7 I have fought a good fight. The figure is drawn from the Grecian games. Literally, "I have striven a good strife". I have finished [my] course. Drawn from the games also. The race is run to the end. I have kept the faith. In spite of every opposition and affliction he has remained true.
Qayhuriah's comment on 2013-11-10 12:17:57:
we have to wrestle against all manner of gossip,malace,deceit,lust and anything that diverts us from the way of faith and stops us from directing our minds and effort towards our callind.
Deo-Rwanda's comment on 2013-10-17 08:51:34:
Nowadays, the majority of those who call themselves christians are cowards, fearing persecution and suffering, wanting to grow rich in this world and become the poorest and the least in the kingdom of God. People of that kind are enemies of the cross. Brothers and sisters, lest and be on guard because Jesus is near.
Monday Adaji's comment on 2013-10-14 23:52:07:
i think paul saying that he has fought the good fight, finished his course and kept the faith should be a great challenges that may confront every believers to also do more as he did for we shall be rewarded if we don't grow weary in his work.
Iris Baird's comment on 2013-09-15 15:46:32:
Notice Paul said he has finished the race, not that he beat everyone else...he finished the race and he kept the faith. The fight is with our (my) individual demons of darkness and his (our) prize is knowing we have kept the faith.
K. Michael Ward's comment on 2013-09-07 03:36:50:
As we fight the good fight of faith there are victories and defeats. We sometimes have to regroup and get direction from our Commander. In the end we plant our flag, as it were, at the top of the hill. The final victory is ours, to the praise of HIS glory.
Don Adams's comment on 2013-03-10 13:38:07:
Paul did not say that he had won a fight or that he had won the race. He did say that he had finished her course. His course was unique to him. His is not the same as yours or mine. In the Christian race, finishing is the important thing. In Matthew 24:13 we read "But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved." But alas, so many people never enter the race and this is a race that can only be entered into by invitation. I believe the HOLY SPIRIT call is to everyone but so many do not heed the call. In Matthew 22:14 we read "For many are called, but few are chosen."
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