1 Corinthians 15:57

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Monday, 20 April 2015

But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57

Paul’s pen now rejoices as the ink flows to the paper. You can almost hear his heart pounding with joy as he pens these words. An entire chapter of instruction and information concerning the resurrection of Christ, and what it means to us, has been written and as he closes in on the end of his thoughts, he bursts into an ode of thanks, “But thanks be to God…!”… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 15:55

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Saturday, 18 April 2015

“O Death, where is your sting?
O Hades, where is your victory?”
1 Corinthians 15:55

Paul, in a sense of jubilation over what he is considering, now adapts the words of Hosea 13:14 to his comments on the work of the Lord. Cited from the Hebrew, that passage reads –

“I will ransom them from the power of the grave;
I will redeem them from death.… Read the rest

1 Corinthians 15:54

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Friday, 17 April 2015

So when this corruptible has put on incorruption, and this mortal has put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” 1 Corinthians 15:54

The thought of the previous verse is repeated by beginning it with “So when…” At the time that these things occur, what was written by Isaiah the prophet will come to pass.… Read the rest

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