Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has actually resulted in the advancement of the gospel,
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so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard, and to everyone else, that my imprisonment is for Christ.
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Most of the brothers in the Lord have gained confidence from my imprisonment and dare even more to speak the message fearlessly.
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Some, to be sure, preach Christ out of envy and strife, but others out of good will.
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These do so out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel;
the others proclaim Christ out of rivalry, not sincerely, seeking to cause [me] trouble in my imprisonment.
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What does it matter? Just that in every way, whether out of false motives or true, Christ is proclaimed. And in this I rejoice. Yes, and I will rejoice
because I know this will lead to my deliverance through your prayers and help from the Spirit of Jesus Christ.
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My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be ashamed about anything, but that now as always, with all boldness, Christ will be highly honored in my body, whether by life or by death.