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20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the Fruits of them that slept.

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29 Else what shall they do, which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?

28 And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all.

30 And why stand we in jeopardy every hour?

31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.

32 If after the manner of men I have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantageth it me if the dead rise not? let us eat and drink; for to-morrow we die.

37 And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain :

88 But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him, and to every seed his own body.

39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

40 There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another.

41 There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.

42 So also is the resurrection of the dead: it is sown in corruption it is raised in incorruption:

43 It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is raised in power:

44 It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is

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45 And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

CHAP. XVI. Exhortations to charity, &c. for the saints, as I have given TOW, concerning the collection order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye.

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ever ye shall approve by your spirit ters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.


4 And if it be meet that I go also, they shall go with me.

5 Now I will come unto you, when I shall pass through Mace donia: (for I do pass through Ma cedonia.)

46 Howbeit, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

47 The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second man is the Lord from heaven.

48 As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.

49 And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.

50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.

51 Behold, I shew you a myste-thersoever I go. ry; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump; (for the trumpet shall sound;) and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

6 And it may be that I will abide,
yea, and winter with
may bring me on my journey whi-

that ye


7 For I will not see you now by
the way;
but I trust to tarry a while
with you, if the Lord permit.
8 But I will tarry at Ephesus until

9 For a great door and effectual
is opened unto me, and there are
many adversaries.

10 Now, if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear; for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do.

11 Let no man, therefore, des

53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immorta

lity, then shall be brought to pass | pise him; but conduct him forth in
the saying that is written, Death is peace, that he may come unto
swallowed up in victory.
me; for I look for him with the

55 O death! where is thy sting? O grave! where is thy victory?

12 As touching our brother Apol

56 The sting of death is sin; and los, I greatly desired him to come the strength of sin is the law. unto you with the brethren: but

giveth us the victory, through our this time; but he will come when 57 But thanks be to God which his will was not at all to come at he shall have convenient time.

Lord Jesus Christ.

13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith,
quit you like men, be strong,
14 Let all your things be done

58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the forasmuch as know that


your labour is not in vain in the Lord. 15 I beseech you, brethren, (yo

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know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first-fruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)

16 That ye submit yourselves un-kiss. to such, and to every one that helpeth with us, and laboureth.

17 I am glad of the coming of Stephanas, and Fortunatus, and Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part they have supplied.

18 For they have refreshed my spirit and yours: therefore acknowledge ye them that are such.

19 The churches of Asia salute you. Aquila and Priscilla salute you

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much in the Lord, with the church that is in their house.

20 All the brethren greet you. Greet ye one another with a holy

1 The Second Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the CORINTHIANS.

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21 The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand.

22 If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maran-atha.

23 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

24 My love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.

The first epistle to the Corinthians was written from Philippi, by Stephanas, and Fortunatus, and Achaicus, and Timotheus.

7 And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation.

8 For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:

9 But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead';

10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

11 Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that, for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons, thanks may be given by many on our behalf.

12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

13 For we write none other things you, lest, when I came, I should unto you than what ye read or ac- have sorrow from them of whom knowledge, and I trust ye shall ac-I ought to rejoice; having confi knowledge even to the end: dence in you all, that my joy is 14 As also ye have acknow-the joy of you all. ledged us in part, that we are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours, in the day of the Lord Jesus.

15 And in this confidence I was minded to come unto you before, that ve might have a second benefit;

4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears ; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

5 But if any have caused grief, he

16 And to pass by you into Mace-hath not grieved me, but in part; donia, and to come again out of Ma- that I may not overcharge you all. cedonia unto you, and of you to be 6 Sufficient to such a man is this brought on my way toward Judea. punishment, which was inflicted of many.

17 When I, therefore, was thus minded, did I use lightness? or the things that I purpose, do I purpose according to the flesh, that with me there should be yea, yea, and nay, nay?

7 So that contrariwise, ye ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with overmuch

18 But as God is true, our word toward you was not yea and nay.

19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, even by me, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, was not yea - and nay, but in him was yea.

20 For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

21 Now he which establisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God;

22 Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

23 Moreover, I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.

24 Not for that we have dominion

over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.



8 Wherefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your love toward


9 For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.

10 To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ;

11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

12 Furthermore, when I came to Troas to preach Christ's gospel, and a door was opened unto me of the Lord,

13 I had no rest in my spirit, bebrocause I found not Titus my

ther: but, taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia. 14 Now thanks be unto God,

The reason of his not coming to them. which always causeth us to triumph BUT I determined this with my-in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour his knowledge by us every place.

self, that I would not come again to you in heaviness.

2 For if I make you sorry, who is he then that maketh me glad, but the same which is made sorry by me?

3 And I wrote this same unto

savour of Christ, in them that are 15 For we are unto God a sweet saved, and in them that perish.

16 To the one we are the savour





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of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life: and who is sufficient for these things?

17 For we are not as many which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ. CHAP. III.

13 And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that which is abolished:

Paul commendeth his ministry, &c.vail is done away in Christ.

Do we begin again to commend

ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you?

14 But their minds were blind-, ed: for until this day remaineth the same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which

10 For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, by reason of the glory that excelleth.

11 For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious.

2 Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men; 3 Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the liv-beholding as in a glass the glory ing God; not in tables of stone, but of the Lord, are changed into the in fleshy tables of the heart. same image, from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord. CHAP. IV.

18 But we all, with open face

4 And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward:

12 Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech;

15 But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the vail is upon their heart.

16 Nevertheless, when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.

17 Now, the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

5 Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves: but our sufficiency is of God;

Paul's diligence in preaching, &c.
THEREFORE, seeing we have
this ministry, as we have re-

6 Who also hath made us able mi-ceived mercy, we faint not; nisters of the new testament; not of 2 But have renounced the hidden the letter, but of the spirit: for the let-things of dishonesty, not walking in ter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but, by manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

7 But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children of Israel could not stedfastly behold the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance, which glory was to be done away;

3 But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:


8 How shall not the ministration of the Spirit be rather glorious?

9 For if the ministration of condemnation be glory, much more doth the ministration of righteousness exceed in glory.

4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

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5 For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord; and ourselves your servants for Jesus' sake.

6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency

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