Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To save your life is to lose it, and to lose your life for my sake is to save it.
For whoever is bent on securing his life will lose it, but he who loses his life for my sake, and for the sake of the Good News, will secure it.
Any man who makes it his object to keep his own life safe, will lose it; but whoever loses his life will preserve it.
He who holds his life dear, is destroying it; and he who makes his life of no account in this world shall keep it to the Life of the Ages.
except that the Holy Spirit, at town after town, testifies to me that imprisonment and suffering are awaiting me.
But they have gained the victory over him because of the blood of the Lamb and of the testimony which they have borne, and because they held their lives cheap and did not shrink even from death.