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1 Corinthians 15

NCV 1 Now, brothers and sisters, I want you to remember the Good News I brought to you. You received this Good News and continue strong in it. NIV 1 Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. NCV 2 And you are being saved by it if you continue believing what I told you. If you do not, then you believed for nothing. NIV 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. NCV 3 I passed on to you what I received, of which this was most important: that Christ died for our sins, as the Scriptures say; NIV 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, NCV 4 that he was buried and was raised to life on the third day as the Scriptures say; NIV 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, NCV 5 and that he was seen by Peter and then by the twelve apostles. NIV 5 and that he appeared to Peter, and then to the Twelve. NCV 6 After that, Jesus was seen by more than five hundred of the believers at the same time. Most of them are still living today, but some have died. NIV 6 After that, he appeared to more than five hundred of the brothers at the same time, most of whom are still living, though some have fallen asleep. NCV 7 Then he was seen by James and later by all the apostles. NIV 7 Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles, NCV 8 Last of all he was seen by me -- as by a person not born at the normal time. NIV 8 and last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born. NCV 9 All the other apostles are greater than I am. I am not even good enough to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. NIV 9 For I am the least of the apostles and do not even deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. NCV 10 But God's grace has made me what I am, and his grace to me was not wasted. I worked harder than all the other apostles. (But it was not I really; it was God's grace that was with me.) NIV 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them--yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. NCV 11 So if I preached to you or the other apostles preached to you, we all preach the same thing, and this is what you believed. NIV 11 Whether, then, it was I or they, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed. NCV 12 Now since we preached that Christ was raised from the dead, why do some of you say that people will not be raised from the dead? NIV 12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? NCV 13 If no one is ever raised from the dead, then Christ has not been raised. NIV 13 If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. NCV 14 And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is worth nothing, and your faith is worth nothing. NIV 14 And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith. NCV 15 And also, we are guilty of lying about God, because we testified of him that he raised Christ from the dead. But if people are not raised from the dead, then God never raised Christ. NIV 15 More than that, we are then found to be false witnesses about God, for we have testified about God that he raised Christ from the dead. But he did not raise him if in fact the dead are not raised. NCV 16 If the dead are not raised, Christ has not been raised either. NIV 16 For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised either. NCV 17 And if Christ has not been raised, then your faith has nothing to it; you are still guilty of your sins. NIV 17 And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins. NCV 18 And those in Christ who have already died are lost. NIV 18 Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost. NCV 19 If our hope in Christ is for this life only, we should be pitied more than anyone else in the world. NIV 19 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men. NCV 20 But Christ has truly been raised from the dead -- the first one and proof that those who sleep in death will also be raised. NIV 20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. NCV 21 Death has come because of what one man did, but the rising from death also comes because of one man. NIV 21 For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. NCV 22 In Adam all of us die. In the same way, in Christ all of us will be made alive again. NIV 22 For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. NCV 23 But everyone will be raised to life in the right order. Christ was first to be raised. When Christ comes again, those who belong to him will be raised to life, NIV 23 But each in his own turn: Christ, the firstfruits; then, when he comes, those who belong to him. NCV 24 and then the end will come. At that time Christ will destroy all rulers, authorities, and powers, and he will hand over the kingdom to God the Father. NIV 24 Then the end will come, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father after he has destroyed all dominion, authority and power. NCV 25 Christ must rule until he puts all enemies under his control. NIV 25 For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. NCV 26 The last enemy to be destroyed will be death. NIV 26 The last enemy to be destroyed is death. NCV 27 The Scripture says that God put all things under his control. When it says "all things" are under him, it is clear this does not include God himself. God is the One who put everything under his control. NIV 27 For he "has put everything under his feet." 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. NCV 28 After everything has been put under the Son, then he will put himself under God, who had put all things under him. Then God will be the complete ruler over everything. NIV 28 When he has done this, then the Son himself will be made subject to him who put everything under him, so that God may be all in all. NCV 29 If the dead are never raised, what will people do who are being baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are people being baptized for them? NIV 29 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? NCV 30 And what about us? Why do we put ourselves in danger every hour? NIV 30 And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour? NCV 31 I die every day. That is true, brothers and sisters, just as it is true that I brag about you in Christ Jesus our Lord. NIV 31 I die every day--I mean that, brothers--just as surely as I glory over you in Christ Jesus our Lord. NCV 32 If I fought wild animals in Ephesus only with human hopes, I have gained nothing. If the dead are not raised, "Let us eat and drink, because tomorrow we will die." NIV 32 If I fought wild beasts in Ephesus for merely human reasons, what have I gained? If the dead are not raised, "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die." NCV 33 Do not be fooled: "Bad friends will ruin good habits." NIV 33 Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character." NCV 34 Come back to your right way of thinking and stop sinning. Some of you do not know God -- I say this to shame you. NIV 34 Come back to your senses as you ought, and stop sinning; for there are some who are ignorant of God--I say this to your shame. NCV 35 But someone may ask, "How are the dead raised? What kind of body will they have?" NIV 35 But someone may ask, "How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come?" NCV 36 Foolish person! When you sow a seed, it must die in the ground before it can live and grow. NIV 36 How foolish! What you sow does not come to life unless it dies. NCV 37 And when you sow it, it does not have the same "body" it will have later. What you sow is only a bare seed, maybe wheat or something else. NIV 37 When you sow, you do not plant the body that will be, but just a seed, perhaps of wheat or of something else. NCV 38 But God gives it a body that he has planned for it, and God gives each kind of seed its own body. NIV 38 But God gives it a body as he has determined, and to each kind of seed he gives its own body. NCV 39 All things made of flesh are not the same: People have one kind of flesh, animals have another, birds have another, and fish have another. NIV 39 All flesh is not the same: Men have one kind of flesh, animals have another, birds another and fish another. NCV 40 Also there are heavenly bodies and earthly bodies. But the beauty of the heavenly bodies is one kind, and the beauty of the earthly bodies is another. NIV 40 There are also heavenly bodies and there are earthly bodies; but the splendor of the heavenly bodies is one kind, and the splendor of the earthly bodies is another. NCV 41 The sun has one kind of beauty, the moon has another beauty, and the stars have another. And each star is different in its beauty. NIV 41 The sun has one kind of splendor, the moon another and the stars another; and star differs from star in splendor. NCV 42 It is the same with the dead who are raised to life. The body that is "planted" will ruin and decay, but it is raised to a life that cannot be destroyed. NIV 42 So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; NCV 43 When the body is "planted," it is without honor, but it is raised in glory. When the body is "planted," it is weak, but when it is raised, it is powerful. NIV 43 it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; NCV 44 The body that is "planted" is a physical body. When it is raised, it is a spiritual body. There is a physical body, and there is also a spiritual body. NIV 44 it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. NCV 45 It is written in the Scriptures: "The first man, Adam, became a living person." But the last Adam became a spirit that gives life. NIV 45 So it is written: "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam, a life-giving spirit. NCV 46 The spiritual did not come first, but the physical and then the spiritual. NIV 46 The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual. NCV 47 The first man came from the dust of the earth. The second man came from heaven. NIV 47 The first man was of the dust of the earth, the second man from heaven. NCV 48 People who belong to the earth are like the first man of earth. But those people who belong to heaven are like the man of heaven. NIV 48 As was the earthly man, so are those who are of the earth; and as is the man from heaven, so also are those who are of heaven. NCV 49 Just as we were made like the man of earth, so we will also be made like the man of heaven. NIV 49 And just as we have borne the likeness of the earthly man, so shall we bear the likeness of the man from heaven. NCV 50 I tell you this, brothers and sisters: Flesh and blood cannot have a part in the kingdom of God. Something that will ruin cannot have a part in something that never ruins. NIV 50 I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable. NCV 51 But look! I tell you this secret: We will not all sleep in death, but we will all be changed. NIV 51 Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed-- NCV 52 It will take only a second -- as quickly as an eye blinks -- when the last trumpet sounds. The trumpet will sound, and those who have died will be raised to live forever, and we will all be changed. NIV 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. NCV 53 This body that can be destroyed must clothe itself with something that can never be destroyed. And this body that dies must clothe itself with something that can never die. NIV 53 For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. NCV 54 So this body that can be destroyed will clothe itself with that which can never be destroyed, and this body that dies will clothe itself with that which can never die. When this happens, this Scripture will be made true: "Death is destroyed forever in victory." NIV 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." NCV 55 "Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your pain?" NIV 55 "Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?" NCV 56 Death's power to hurt is sin, and the power of sin is the law. NIV 56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. NCV 57 But we thank God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. NCV 58 So my dear brothers and sisters, stand strong. Do not let anything change you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your work in the Lord is never wasted. NIV 58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.