1 Corinthians 15:47-57 NIV

47 The first man was of the dust of the earth; the second man is of heaven.

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48 As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the heavenly man, so also are those who are of heaven.

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49 And just as we have borne the image of the earthly man, so shall wea bear the image of the heavenly man.

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    • – 15:49 - Some early manuscripts "so let us"
      50 I declare to you, brothers and sisters, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.

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          51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed—

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          52 in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.

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          53 For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality.

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              54 When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.”b

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              55 “Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?”c

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              56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.

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              57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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