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Of the resurrection. CHAPTER XV. Of the resurrection.

16 For if the dead rise not, subject unto him that put all then is not Christ raised : things under him, that God

17 And if Christ be not raised, may be all in all. your faith is vain; ye are yet 29 Else what shall they do in your sins.

which are baptized for the 18 Then they also which are dead, if the dead rise not at fallen asleep in Christ are pe. all? why are they then baprished.

tized for the dead? 19 If in this life only we have 30 And why stand we in jeohope in Christ, we are of all pardy every hour? men most miserable.

31 I protest by your rejoicing 20 But now is Christ risen which I have in Christ Jesus from the dead, and become the

, I die .

firstfruits of them that slept. 32 If after the manner of

21 For since by man came men I have fought with beasts death, by man came also the at Ephesus, what advantageth resurrection of the dead.

it me, if the dead rise not? let 22 For as in Adam all die, us eat and drink; for to moreven so in Christ shall all be

row we die. made alive.

33 Be not deceived: evil com. 23 But every man in his own munications corrupt good manorder: Christ the firstfruits; af- ners. terward they that are Christ's 34 Awake to righteousness, at his coming

and sin not; for some have not 24 Then cometh the end, the knowledge of God: Ispeak when he shall have delivered this to your shame. up the kingdom to God, even 35 But some man will say, the Father; when he shall How are the dead raised up? have put down all rule, and all and with what body do they authority and power.

come? 25 For he inưst reign, till he Thou fool, that which hath put all enemies under his thou sowest is not quickened, feet.

except it die : 26 The last enemy that shall 37 And that which thou sow. be destroyed is death.

est, thou sowest not that body 27 For he hath put all things that shall be, but bare grain, it under his feet. But when he may chance of wheat, or of saith, All things are put un- some other grain : der him, it is manifest that he 38 But God giveth it a body is excepted, which did put all as it hath pleased him, and to things under him.

every seed his own body. 28 And when all things shall 39 All flesh is not the same be subdued unto hiin, then flesh: but there is one kind of shall the Son also himself be flesh of men, another flesh of



but the glory of the celestial is 51 Behold, I shew

The manner of

the resurrection. beasts, another of fishes, and that flesh and blood cannot another of birds.

inherit the kingdom of God; 40 There are also celestial neither doth corruption inherit bodies, and bodies terrestrial : incorruption.

you a mys. one, and the glory of the ter. tery; We shall not all sleep, restrial is another.

but we shall all be changed, 41 There is one glory of the 52 In a moment, in the twinsun, and another glory of the kling of an eye, at the last moon, and another glory of the trump: for the trumpet shall stars; for one star differeth from sound, and the dead shall be another star in glory.

raised incorruptible, and we 42 So also is the resurrection shall be changed. of the dead. It is sown in cor- 53 For this corruptible must ruption, it is raised in incor- put on incorruption, and this ruption:

mortal must put on immortal. 43 It is sown in dishonour, ity. it is raised in glory: it is sown 54 So when this corruptible in weakness, it is raised in shall have put on incorruption, power:

and this mortal shall have put 44 It is sown a natural body, on immortality, then shall be it is raised a spiritual body. brought to pass the saying that There is a natural body, and is written, Death is swallowed there is a spiritual body. up in victory. 45 And so it is written, The 55 O death, where is thy first man Adam was made a sting? O grave, where is thy living soul; the last Adam was victory? made a quickening spirit. 56 The sting of death is sin;

46 Howbeit that was not first and the strength of sin is the which is spiritual, but that law. which is natural; and after- 57. But thanks be to God, ward that which is spiritual. which giveth us the victory

47 The first man is of the through our Lord Jesus Christ. earth, earthy: the second man 58 Therefore, my beloved breis the Lord from heaven. thren, be ye steadfast, unmove.

48 As is the earthy, such are able, always abounding in the they also that are earthy: and work of the Lord, forasmuch as is the heavenly, such are as ye know that your labour they also that are heavenly. is not in vain in the Lord. 49 And as we have borne the

CHAPTER XVI. image of the earthy, we shall

1 He exhorteth them to relieve the wants of the also bear the image of the hea

brethren at Jerusalem; 10 coinmendcth 15. venly.

mothy: 13 and after friendly admonitions.

19 concludeth his epistle with divers saluto 50 Now this I say, brethren,

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Friendly admonitions, CHAPTER XVI.

and salutations. TOW the col 12 our brother

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do ye.

I have given order to the to come unto you with the bre. churches of Galatia, even so thren : but his will was not at

all to come at this time; but 2 Upon the first day of the he will come when he shall week let every one of you lay have convenient time. by him in store, as God hath 13 Watch ye, stand fast in prospered him, that there be the faith, quit you like men, no gatherings when I come.

be strong 3 And when I come, whom. 14 Let all your things be soever ye shall approve by your done with charity. letters, them will I send to 15 I beseech you, brethren, bring your liberality unto Je-(ye know the house of Sterusalem.

phanas, that it is the firstfruits 4 And if it be meet that I go of Achaia, and that they have also, they shall go with me. addicted themselves to the mi.

5 Now I will come unto you, nistry of the saints,) when I shall pass through Ma- 16 That ye submit yourselves cedonia: for I do pass through unto such, and to every one Macedonia.

that helpeth with us, and la6 And it may be that I will boureth. abide, yea, and winter with 17 I am glad of the coming you,

that ye may bring me on of Stephanas and Fortunatus my journey whithersoever I go. and Achaicus: for that which

7 For I will not see you now was lacking on your part they by the way; but I trust to tarry have supplied. a while with you, if the Lord 18 For they have refreshed permit.

my spirit and yours: therefore 8 But I will tarry at Ephesus acknowledge ye

acknowledge ye them that are until Pentecost.

such. 9 For a great door and effec- 19 The churches of Asia sa. tual is opened unto me, and lute you. Aquila and Priscilla there are many adversaries. salute you much in the Lord,

10 Now if Timotheus come, with the church that is in their see that he may be with you house. without fear: for he worketh 20 All the brethren greet you. the work of the Lord, as I also Greet ye one another with a do.

holy kiss. 11 Let no man therefore de- 2i The salutation of me Paul spise him: but conduct him with mine own hand. forth in peace, that he may 22 If any man love not the come unto me: for I look for Lord Jesus Christ, let him be him with the brethren.

Anathema. Maran atha.

The apostle encourageth II. CORINTHIANS, them under troubles.

23 The grace of our Lord The first epistle to the Corinthians Jesus Christ be with you.

was written from Philippi by Stepha24 My love be with you all

nas, and Fortunatus, and Achaicus, in Christ Jesus. Amen.

and Timotheus.






and salvation, which is effec1 The apostle encourageth them under troubles, tual in the enduring of the by the comforts and deliverances which God

same sufferings which we also had given him, in all his afflictions. 12 And calling both his own conscience and theirs to

suffer: or whether we be com. witness of his sincere manner of preaching forted, it is for the truth of the gospel, 15 he excuseth his


your not coming to them.

and salvation. IUL, an apostle of Jesus 7 And our hope of you is

Christ by the will of God, steadfast, knowing, that as ye and Timothy our brother, unto are partakers of the sufferings, the church of God which is at so shall ye be also of the conCorinth, with all the saints solation. which are in all Achaia:

8 For we would not, brethren, 2 Grace be to you, and peace, have you ignorant of our troufrom God our Father and from ble which came to us in Asia, the Lord Jesus Christ.

that we were pressed out of 3 Blessed be God, even the measure, above strength, inFather of our Lord Jesus Christ, somuch that we despaired the Father of mercies, and the

even of life: God of all

9 But we had the sentence of 4 Who comforteth us in all death in ourselves, that we our tribulation, that we may should not trust in ourselves, be able to comfort them which but in God which raiseth the are in any trouble, by the com- dead : fort wherewith we ourselves 10 Who delivered us from so are comforted of God.

great a death, and doth deli. 5 For as the sufferings of ver: in whom we trust that Christ abound in us, so our he will yet deliver us; consolation also aboundeth by 11 Ye also helping together Christ.

by prayer for us, that for the 6 And whether we be afflict gift bestowed upon us by the ed, it is for your consolation means of many persons thanks

who comforteth us in all de

our behalf.

Paul's sincerity,

and success. may be given by many on 20 For all the promises of

God in him are yea, and in 12 For our rejoicing is this, him Amen, unto the glory of the testimony of our conscience,

God by us. that in simplicity and godly 21 Now he which stablisheth sincerity, not with fleshly wis. us with you in Christ, and hath dom, but by the grace of God, anointed us, is God;

we have had our conversation 22 Who hath also sealed us,

in the world, and more abun- and given the earnest of the dantly to you-ward.

Spirit in our hearts. 13 For we write none other 23 Moreover I call God for a things unto you, than what record upon my soul, that to ye

read or acknowledge; and spare you I came not as yet Í trust ye shall acknowledge unto Corinth. even to the end ;

24 Not for that we have do. 14 As also ye have acknow minion over your faith, but ledged us in part, that we are are helpers of your joy: for by your rejoicing, even as ye also faith ye stand. are ours in the day of the

CHAPTER II. Lord Jesus.

1 Having shewed the reason why he came not 15 And in this confidence I

to them, 6 he requireth them to forgive and was minded to come unto you

to comfort the excommunicated person, 10 as

he himself also upon his true repentance had before, that ye might have a forgiven him. 12 He declareth why he desecond benefit;

parted from Troas to Macedonia, 14 and the

happy success which God gave to his preach16 And to pass by you into ing in all places. Macedonia, and to come again UT I determined this with out of Macedonia unto you, and myself, that I would not of you to be brought on my come again to you in heaviway toward Judea.

17 When I therefore was thus 2 For if I make you sorry, minded, did I use lightness? or who is he then that maketh the things that I purpose, do I me glad, but the same which purpose according to the flesh, is made sorry by me? that with me there should be 3 And I wrote this same unto yea, yea, and nay, nay? you, lest, when I came, I should

18 But as God is true, our have sorrow from thein of word toward you was not yea whom I ought to rejoice; hav.

ing confidence in you all, that 19 For the Son of God, Jesus my joy is the joy of you all. . Christ, who was preached 4. For out of much affliction among you by us, even by me and anguish of heart I wrote and Silvanus and Timotheus, unto you with many tears ; was not yea and nay, but in not that

not that ye should be grieved, him was yea.

but that ye might know the


and nay.

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