1 Corinthians - Chapter 15
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3 The tradition I handed on to you in the first place, a tradition which I had myself received, was that Christ died for our sins, in accordance with the scriptures,
9 For I am the least of the apostles and am not really fit to be called an apostle, because I had been persecuting the Church of God;
10 but what I am now, I am through the grace of God, and the grace which was given to me has not been wasted. Indeed, I have worked harder than all the others -- not I, but the grace of God which is with me.
12 Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you be saying that there is no resurrection of the dead?
13 If there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ cannot have been raised either,
14 and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is without substance, and so is your faith.
18 In addition, those who have fallen asleep in Christ are utterly lost.
23 but all of them in their proper order: Christ the first-fruits, and next, at his coming, those who belong to him.
32 If I fought wild animals at Ephesus in a purely human perspective, what had I to gain by it?
34 So do not let anyone lead you astray, 'Bad company corrupts good ways.' Wake up from your stupor as you should and leave sin alone; some of you have no understanding of God; I tell you this to instil some shame in you.
38 it is God who gives it the sort of body that he has chosen for it, and for each kind of seed its own kind of body.
47 The first man, being made of earth, is earthly by nature; the second man is from heaven.
50 What I am saying, brothers, is that mere human nature cannot inherit the kingdom of God: what is perishable cannot inherit what is imperishable.
52 but we are all going to be changed, instantly, in the twinkling of an eye, when the last trumpet sounds. The trumpet is going to sound, and then the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed,
56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin comes from the Law.
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