1 Thessalonians 4:14-16 NIV

14 We believe that Jesus died and rose again1 and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.2

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15 According to the Lord's own word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left till the coming of the Lord,3 will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep.4

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16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven,5 with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel6 and with the trumpet call of God,7 and the dead in Christ will rise first.8

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