Isn't that a neat perspective? What can you say to someone who thinks like that?
Could you imagine being one of the guys trying to intimidate Paul?
"You quit talking about Jesus, or we'll beat you up,"
"I would count it a privilege to suffer for Christ"
"You quit talking or will put you in jail"
"Put me in jail, and the word of God will spread more rapidly"
"You quit talking about Jesus, or we'll kill you!"
"For to me, to die is gain... I get promoted, I'm excited about the day I die."
Seriously, what would you say to someone with that perspective? Nothing else would matter if we could get to that mindset. No suffering, nothing would compare to the privilege we get in Jesus! That is so cool.
Alright, that's all from me for now.