If Jesus Christ is not raised
My faith is but a lie
Let me eat, drink and be merry
For tomorrow I may as well die.
If Jesus Christ be not raised at all
I earn pity from all of mankind
My faith has no sound foundation
I grope in the dark as the blind.

But Jesus Christ IS risen indeed
And he was seen by not a few men
Upward of five hundred at once
Plus those twelve in the upper den.

So, my faith stands firm in the Gospel
That Jesus came and he died;
That he rose again the third day
On the Holy One of Israel I've relied.
Now, my faith is not founded on fables
Nor on tales that the old women tell,
But on the risen Lord Jesus Christ
Who has saved me and will keep me from hell.

1 Corinthians 15

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