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Holy Ambition

In Philippians chapter three Paul frames life in terms of winning and losing. ‘But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,…’ 3:7-8. In fact the idea looms large in his thinking as seen by his statement in chapter 1 and verse 21 ‘For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.’ 

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