Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.
To this day I have had the help that comes from God, and so I stand here testifying both to small and great, saying nothing but what the prophets and Moses said would happen:
that the Christ must suffer, and that, by being the first to rise from the dead, he would proclaim light both to the people and to the Gentiles.«
»Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and to the scribes; and they will condemn him to death,
and deliver him to the Gentiles to be mocked and scourged and crucified, and he will be raised on the third day.«
For since by a man came death, by a man came also the resurrection of the dead.
He is not here, but is risen! Remember how he told you while he was still in Galilee,
The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and on the third day rise again.«
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus.
For the love of Christ controls us, because we are convinced that one has died for all; therefore all have died.
And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.
But he said to them, »Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.
And corresponding to that, baptism now saves younot the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good consciencethrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
Then the other disciple, who reached the tomb first, also went in; and he saw and believed.
For as yet they did not know the Scripture, that he must rise from the dead.
For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly also be united with him in a resurrection like his.
We know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin.
And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Also another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done.
The sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them, and all were judged according to what they had done.
For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
Jesus said to her, »I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live;
and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?«
Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the eternal covenant,
equip you with every good thing to do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
But the angel said to the women, »Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.
He is not here; for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.
Blessed be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming like him in his death;