and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God.
For if the dead are not raised, then not even Christ has been raised.
Others said, “This is the Christ!” 1 But still others said, “No, 2 for the Christ doesn’t come from Galilee, does he? 3
Then he instructed his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Christ. 1
Nor are you to be called ‘teacher,’ for you have one teacher, the Christ. 1
Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ 1 or ‘There he is!’ do not believe him.
Today 1 your Savior is born in the city 2 of David. 3 He is Christ 4 the Lord.
For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
We know 1 that since Christ has been raised from the dead, he is never going to die 2 again; death no longer has mastery over him.
For Christ is the end of the law, with the result that there is righteousness for everyone who believes.
For this reason Christ died and returned to life, so that he may be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
Receive one another, then, just as Christ also received you, to God’s glory.
But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised.
But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
My children – I am again undergoing birth pains until Christ is formed in you! 1
For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain.
and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the glory of God the Father.
For there is one God and one intermediary 1 between God and humanity, Christ Jesus, himself human, 2
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever!
and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, by whom 1 Jesus was born, who is called Christ. 2