For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive.123
But each in his own turn: Christ, the firstfruits;2 then, when he comes,3 those who belong to him.424
Then the end will come, when he hands over the kingdom5 to God the Father after he has destroyed all dominion, authority and power.625
For he must reign7 until he has put all his enemies under his feet.826
The last enemy to be destroyed is death.927
For he "has put everything under his feet."a10 Now when it says that "everything" has been put under him, it is clear that this does not include God himself, who put everything under Christ.1128
When he has done this, then the Son himself will be made subject to him who put everything under him,12 so that God may be all in all.1329
Now if there is no resurrection, what will those do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are people baptized for them?
And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour?1431
I die every day15--I mean that, brothers--just as surely as I glory over you in Christ Jesus our Lord.
If I fought wild beasts16 in Ephesus17 for merely human reasons, what have I gained? If the dead are not raised, "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die."b18