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1 Corinthians 9:15-25

NIV 15 But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing this in the hope that you will do such things for me. I would rather die than have anyone deprive me of this boast. NIV 15 But I have not used any of these rights. And I am not writing this in the hope that you will do such things for me. I would rather die than have anyone deprive me of this boast. NIV 16 Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! NIV 16 Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! NIV 17 If I preach voluntarily, I have a reward; if not voluntarily, I am simply discharging the trust committed to me. NIV 17 If I preach voluntarily, I have a reward; if not voluntarily, I am simply discharging the trust committed to me. NIV 18 What then is my reward? Just this: that in preaching the gospel I may offer it free of charge, and so not make use of my rights in preaching it. NIV 18 What then is my reward? Just this: that in preaching the gospel I may offer it free of charge, and so not make use of my rights in preaching it. NIV 19 Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. NIV 19 Though I am free and belong to no man, I make myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. NIV 20 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law), so as to win those under the law. NIV 20 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law), so as to win those under the law. NIV 21 To those not having the law I became like one not having the law (though I am not free from God's law but am under Christ's law), so as to win those not having the law. NIV 21 To those not having the law I became like one not having the law (though I am not free from God's law but am under Christ's law), so as to win those not having the law. NIV 22 To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. NIV 22 To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some. NIV 23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings. NIV 23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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.