"always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth. Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these men oppose the truth, men of depraved minds, who, as far as the faith is concerned, are rejected" (2 Timothy 3:7-8).

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Matthew 10:39

Those who try to gain their own life will lose it; but those who lose their life for my sake will gain it.

John 12:25

Those who love their own life will lose it; those who hate their own life in this world will keep it for life eternal.

Matthew 16:24

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me."

1 Peter 4:2