Philippians 3:3-8 NIV

3 For it is we who are the circumcision,1 we who worship by the Spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus,2 and who put no confidence in the flesh--

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4 though I myself have reasons for such confidence.3 If anyone else thinks he has reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more:

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5 circumcised4 on the eighth day, of the people of Israel,5 of the tribe of Benjamin,6 a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee;7

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6 as for zeal,8 persecuting the church;9 as for legalistic righteousness,10 faultless.

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      7 But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss11 for the sake of Christ.

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      8 What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing12 Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ13

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