If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men.120
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead,2 the firstfruits3 of those who have fallen asleep.421
For since death came through a man,5 the resurrection of the dead6 comes also through a man.
For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive.723
But each in his own turn: Christ, the firstfruits;8 then, when he comes,9 those who belong to him.1024
Then the end will come, when he hands over the kingdom11 to God the Father after he has destroyed all dominion, authority and power.1225
For he must reign13 until he has put all his enemies under his feet.1426
The last enemy to be destroyed is death.15