Christian raceWhat is the most positive verse in 1 Corinthians 9? The question is a subjective one, of course, so that each may choose his own favorite, but I found mine at the end of the chapter. In the discussion about support for “those performing the holy services,” Paul concludes with this affirmation.

Instead I subdue my body and make it my slave, so that after preaching to others I myself will not be disqualified (1 Corinthians 9:27 NET).

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