For if the dead are not raised, then not even Christ has been raised.
and that he was buried, and that he was raised 1 on the third day according to the scriptures,
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.
And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is futile and your faith is empty.
And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is useless; you are still in your sins.
Now if Christ is being preached as raised from the dead, 1 how can some of you say there is no resurrection of the dead?
“I tell you the truth, 1 among those born of women, no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist. Yet the one who is least 2 in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he is.
Now 1 King Herod 2 heard this, for Jesus’ 3 name had become known. Some 4 were saying, “John the baptizer 5 has been raised from the dead, and because of this, miraculous powers are at work in him.”