Bible Study

Competitive Drive


  • Tell us about a time when your competitive drive was critical to your performance.
  • Is that drive to compete some thing you’ve always had or was it developed over time?  Please explain…
  • How do you recognize a strong competitive drive in your players or teammates?
  • Let’s read about a competitor in the Bible.  Read I Kings 18:20-40.
  • What is some evidence of competitive drive in Elijah from this story?
  • What do you think of how Elijah speaks to the prophets of Baal?
  • How much did his competitive spirit cause him to risk?
  • What risks might your drive to compete lead you to take?


  • Thank God for your competitive drive.
  • Keep your competitive spirit under control.
  • Don’t just play the game, compete!