1 Corinthians 9:21-27 KJV

21 To them that are without law, as without law, * (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.
22 To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I might be partaker thereof with you.
24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all *, but one receiveth the prize? So run , that ye may obtain .
25 And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things *. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
26 I therefore so run , not as uncertainly; so fight I , not as one that beateth the air:
27 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.