25 Bible Verses About Games (NIV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Games (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Games
5 The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence his soul hates.
37 Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word.
5 The city streets will be filled with boys and girls playing there."
3 I will set before my eyes no vile thing. The deeds of faithless men I hate; they will not cling to me.
1 Corinthians 13:11
11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.
2 Timothy 2:5
5 Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor's crown unless he competes according to the rules.
1 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.
14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
13 I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
2 Timothy 4:7
7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
27 It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.
1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 6 Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. 26 Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. 27 No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.
1 "Do not judge, or you too will be judged.
2 Timothy 2:22
22 Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
1 Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, To those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ:
1 Corinthians 6:12
12 "Everything is permissible for me"--but not everything is beneficial. "Everything is permissible for me"--but I will not be mastered by anything.
8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things.
1 Corinthians 9:24
24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.
3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
52 And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
18 Then I realized that it is good and proper for a man to eat and drink, and to find satisfaction in his toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given him-for this is his lot. 19 Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work-this is a gift of God. 20 He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart.
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