Imagine that you work toward a championship only to realize your efforts do not count because the referee disqualified you.
This is the illustration Paul gave in 1Corinthians 9:24-27.
- Are there currently things in your life that might disqualify you?
- Take some time to meditate on the passage.
- Commit to being a leader who runs the race without disqualification.
This study of the Fruit of the Spirit may be helpful.