Effects of Denying the Resurrection
29 Otherwise, what will they do who are baptized for the dead, if the dead do not rise at all? Why then are they baptized for the dead? 30 And hwhy do we stand in 5jeopardy every hour? 31 I affirm, by ithe boasting in you which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, jI die daily. 32 If, in the manner of men, kI have fought with beasts at Ephesus, what advantage is it to me? If the dead do not rise, l“Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!”
33 Do not be deceived: m“Evil company corrupts good habits.” 34 nAwake to righteousness, and do not sin; ofor some do not have the knowledge of God. pI speak this to your shame.
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