24 Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race,(A) but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize.(B) 25 Now everyone who competes exercises self-control(C) in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown,(D) but we an imperishable crown. 26 So I do not run like one who runs aimlessly or box like one beating the air. 27 Instead, I discipline my body and bring it under strict control, so that after preaching to others, I myself will not be disqualified.(E)

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