Gospel.com Topics Feed - Compete 2009-10-01T19:03:52-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/compete/ Athletes in the Bible: 2 Timothy 2:3-5 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2%20Timothy%202:3-5&version=NIV 2009-10-01T19:03:52-05:00 Athletes agree to certain rules when they compete. These rules go for training as well as on the actual day of competition. In 2 Timothy, the author tells us that we must endure hardships in our faith just as athletes endure hardships in training.