ومَنْ يُصَارِعُ لا يَنَالُ إِكْلِيلاً إِلاَّ إِذا صَارَعَ بِحَسَبِ الأُصُول/In the case of an athlete, no one is crowned without competing according to the rules

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ومَنْ يُصَارِعُ لا يَنَالُ إِكْلِيلاً إِلاَّ إِذا صَارَعَ بِحَسَبِ الأُصُول
رسالة القدّيس بولس الثانية إلى طيموتاوس02/من01حتى13/يا إخوَتِي، وأَنْتَ، يا ٱبْنِي، تَشَدَّدْ بِالنِّعْمَةِ الَّتي في المَسِيحِ يَسُوع. ومَا سَمِعْتَهُ مِنِّي بِحُضُورِ شُهُودٍ كَثِيرِين، إِسْتَودِعْهُ أُنَاسًا أُمَنَاء، جَدِيرِينَ هُم أَيْضًا بِأَنْ يُعَلِّمُوا غَيْرَهُم. شَارِكْنِي في ٱحْتِمَالِ المَشَقَّاتِ كَجُنْدِيٍّ صَالِحٍ لِلمَسِيحِ يَسُوع. ومَا مِنْ جُنْدِيٍّ يَنْهَمِكُ في الأُمُورِ المَعِيشِيَّة، إِذا أَرادَ أَنْ يُرْضِيَ مَنْ جَنَّدَهُ. ومَنْ يُصَارِعُ لا يَنَالُ إِكْلِيلاً إِلاَّ إِذا صَارَعَ بِحَسَبِ الأُصُول. والحَارِثُ الَّذي يَتْعَبُ لَهُ الحَقُّ بالنَّصِيبِ الأَوَّلِ مِنَ الثَّمَر. تأَمَّلْ في مَا أَقُول: والرَّبُّ سَيُعْطِيكَ فَهْمًا في كُلِّ شَيْء! تَذَكَّرْ يَسُوعَ المَسِيحَ الَّذي قَامَ مِنْ بَينِ الأَمْوَات، وهُوَ مِنْ نَسْلِ دَاوُد، بِحَسَبِ إِنْجِيلِي، الَّذي فِيهِ أَحْتَمِلُ المَشَقَّاتِ حَتَّىالقُيُودَ كَمُجْرِم، لكِنَّ كَلِمَةَ اللهِ لا تُقَيَّد. لِذلِكَ أَصْبِرُ على كُلِّ شَيْءٍ مِنْ أَجْلِ المُخْتَارِين، لِيَحْصَلُوا هُم أَيْضًا على الخَلاصِ في المَسِيحِ يَسُوعَ مَعَ المَجْدِ الأَبَدِيّ. صَادِقَةٌ هِيَ الكَلِمَة: إِنْ مُتْنَا مَعَهُ نَحْيَ مَعَهُ، وإِنْ صَبَرْنَا نَمْلِكْ مَعَهُ، وإِنْ أَنْكَرْنَاهُ يُنْكِرْنَا، وإِنْ كُنَّا غَيرَ أُمَنَاءَ فَهُوَ يَبْقَى أَمِينًا، لأَنَّهُ لا يَقْدِرُ أَنْ يُنْكِرَ نَفْسَهُ!”

In the case of an athlete, no one is crowned without competing according to the rules
Second Letter to Timothy 02/01-13: “Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus; and what you have heard from me through many witnesses entrust to faithful people who will be able to teach others as well. Share in suffering like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving in the army gets entangled in everyday affairs; the soldier’s aim is to please the enlisting officer. And in the case of an athlete, no one is crowned without competing according to the rules. It is the farmer who does the work who ought to have the first share of the crops. Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in all things. Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead, a descendant of David that is my gospel, for which I suffer hardship, even to the point of being chained like a criminal. But the word of God is not chained. Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, so that they may also obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory. The saying is sure: If we have died with him, we will also live with him; if we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he will also deny us; if we are faithless, he remains faithful for he cannot deny himself.

فَمَنْ وَاضَعَ نَفْسَهُ مِثْلَ هذَا الطِّفْلِ هُوَ الأَعْظَمُ في مَلَكُوتِ السَّمَاوَات
إنجيل القدّيس متّى18/من01حتى05/“في تِلْكَ السَّاعَة، دَنَا التَّلامِيذُ مِنْ يَسُوعَ وقَالُوا: «مَنْ هُوَ الأَعْظَمُ في مَلَكُوتِ السَّمَاوَات؟». فَدَعَا يَسُوعُ طِفْلاً، وأَقَامَهُ في وَسَطِهِم، وقَال: «أَلحَقَّ أَقُولُ لَكُم: إِنْ لَمْ تَعُودُوا فَتَصِيرُوا مِثْلَ الأَطْفَال، لَنْ تَدْخُلُوا مَلَكُوتَ السَّمَاوَات. فَمَنْ وَاضَعَ نَفْسَهُ مِثْلَ هذَا الطِّفْلِ هُوَ الأَعْظَمُ في مَلَكُوتِ السَّمَاوَات.

Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 18/01-05/”At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? ’He called a child, whom he put among them, and said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.”