1 Corinthians 15:1-11 NLT

1 Let me now remind you, dear brothers and sisters,a of the Good News I preached to you before. You welcomed it then, and you still stand firm in it.

References for 1 Corinthians 15:1

    • 15:1 - Greek brothers; also in 15:31, 50, 58 .
      2 It is this Good News that saves you if you continue to believe the message I told you—unless, of course, you believed something that was never true in the first place.b

      References for 1 Corinthians 15:2

        • 15:2 - Or unless you never believed it in the first place.
          3 I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said.
          4 He was buried, and he was raised from the dead on the third day, just as the Scriptures said.
          5 He was seen by Peterc and then by the Twelve.

          References for 1 Corinthians 15:5

            • 15:5 - Greek Cephas.
              6 After that, he was seen by more than 500 of his followersd at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died.

              References for 1 Corinthians 15:6

                • 15:6 - Greek the brothers.
                  7 Then he was seen by James and later by all the apostles.
                  8 Last of all, as though I had been born at the wrong time, I also saw him.
                  9 For I am the least of all the apostles. In fact, I’m not even worthy to be called an apostle after the way I persecuted God’s church.
                  10 But whatever I am now, it is all because God poured out his special favor on me—and not without results. For I have worked harder than any of the other apostles; yet it was not I but God who was working through me by his grace.
                  11 So it makes no difference whether I preach or they preach, for we all preach the same message you have already believed.