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" I therefore so run, not as uncertainly ; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air : but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection : lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. "
Sermons on Practical Subjects - Page 53
by John Clarke Crosthwaite - 1840 - 80 pages
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Essays on the universal analogy between the natural and the spiritual worlds ...

Essays - 1828
...of truth, & nd the oil of faith; or, in two words, that they are the and the WORKS o/GoD. L tainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air; but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection, lest after preaching to others, I myself should be a castaivay" " If there were...
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Sacred Biography, Or, The History of the Patriarchs: To which is ..., Volume 1

Henry Hunter - 1828
...from me, ye that work iniquity. "t And impressed with an awful sense of it, Paul says of himself, " I therefore so run, not as uncertainly : so fight I, not as one that beateththe air ; but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection, lest that by any means, when...
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other ...

Church of England - 1829 - 444 pages
...is temperate in all things : now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly ; so fight...beateth the air: but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection, lest that by any means, when 1 have preached to others, I myself should be a cast-away....
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The Reformed Pastor by Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter - 1829 - 362 pages
...and as " you sow to the flesh, so of the flesh you shall reap corruption." Doth even Paul say, " 1 therefore so run, not as uncertainly ; so fight I,...beateth the air : but I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection; lest that, by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway."...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

James Nourse - 1829 - 272 pages
...all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown ; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so 26 run, not as uncertainly ; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air : but I 27 keep under my body, and bring it into subjection : lest that by any means when 1 have preached to...
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, A.M.: Sermons

John Wesley - 1829
...insecure, and even his salvation in danger, without this constant self-denial ? " So run I," says he, " not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:" By which he plainly teaches us, that he who does not thus run, who does not thus deny himself daily,...
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Best Sermons Ever

Christopher Howse - 2003 - 224 pages
...indeed, by any but those who pursue the same course with the great Apostle of the Gentiles: T, says he, 'so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one...beateth the air: But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection; lest, by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.'...
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The Seven Laws of the Harvest: God's Proven Plan for Abundant Life

John W. Lawrence - 128 pages
...['controls himself] in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I,...not as one that beateth the air: but I keep under [buffet] my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others,...
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Called to Pray

Annie L. Simon - 2003 - 120 pages
...is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we, an incorruptible. I, therefore, so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air; "2 Paul wants the believer to understand there is a difference between an earthly race and a heavenly...
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Lectures on Systematic Theology, Volume 2

Charles Grandison Finney - 2003 - 616 pages
...and informs us that he took care to fulfil it, lest he should be a cast away. He says, verse 26: " I therefore so run, not as uncertainly, so fight I, not as one who beateth the air." He alludes to the Olympic games, and in this connexion says, verses 24 and 25:...
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