وَإِنْ كَانَ ٱلمَسِيحُ لَمْ يَقُمْ، فبَاطِلٌ تَبْشِيرُنا وبَاطِلٌ إِيْمَانُكم، ونَكُونُ نَحْنُ شُهُودَ زُورٍ على الله/If Christ has not been raised, then our proclamation has been in vain and your faith has been in vain

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وَإِنْ كَانَ ٱلمَسِيحُ لَمْ يَقُمْ، فبَاطِلٌ تَبْشِيرُنا وبَاطِلٌ إِيْمَانُكم، ونَكُونُ نَحْنُ شُهُودَ زُورٍ على الله
رسالة القدّيس بولس الأولى إلى أهل قورنتس15/من12حتى26/”يا إخوَتِي، إِنْ كَانَ المَسِيحُ يُبَشَّرُ بِهِ أَنَّهُ قَامَ مِنْ بَيْنِ الأَمْوَات، فَكَيْفَ يَقُولُ بَعْضٌ مِنْكُم أَنْ لا قِيَامَةَ لِلأَمْوَات؟ فَإِنْ كَانَ لا قِيَامَةَ لِلأَمْوَات، فَٱلمَسِيحُ أَيْضًا لَمْ يَقُمْ! وَإِنْ كَانَ ٱلمَسِيحُ لَمْ يَقُمْ، فبَاطِلٌ تَبْشِيرُنا وبَاطِلٌ إِيْمَانُكم، ونَكُونُ نَحْنُ شُهُودَ زُورٍ على الله، لأَنَّنَا شَهِدْنَا على اللهِ أَنَّهُ أَقَامَ المَسِيح، وهُوَ مَا أَقَامَهُ، إِنْ صَحَّ أَنَّ الأَمْوَاتَ لا يَقُومُون. فَإِنْ كَانَ الأَمْوَاتُ لا يَقُومُون، فَالمَسِيحُ أَيْضًا لَمْ يَقُمْ! وَإِنْ كَانَ المَسِيحُ لَمْ يَقُمْ، فَبَاطِلٌ إِيْمَانُكم، وتَكُونُونَ بَعْدُ في خَطَايَاكُم. إِذًا فَالَّذينَ رَقَدُوا في المَسِيحِ قَدْ هَلَكُوا. إِنْ كُنَّا نَرْجُو المَسِيحَ في هذِهِ الحَيَاةِ وحَسْبُ، فَنَحْنُ أَشْقَى النَّاسِ أَجْمَعِين! وَالحَالُ أَنَّ المَسِيحَ قَامَ مِنْ بَيْنِ الأَمْوَات، وهُوَ بَاكُورَةُ الرَّاقِدِين. فَبِمَا أَنَّ المَوْتَ كَانَ بِوَاسِطَةِ إِنْسَان، فَبِوَاسِطَةِ إِنْسَانٍ أَيْضًا تَكُونُ قِيَامَةُ الأَمْوَات. فَكَمَا أَنَّهُ في آدَمَ يَمُوتُ الجمِيع، كَذَلِكَ في المَسِيحِ سيَحْيَا الجَمِيع، كُلُّ وَاحِدٍ في رُتْبَتِه: المَسِيحُ أَوَّلاً، لأَنَّهُ البَاكُورَة، ثُمَّ الَّذِينَ هُمْ لِلمَسِيح، عِنْدَ مَجِيئِهِ. وَبَعْدَ ذلِكَ تَكُونُ النِّهَايَة، حِيْنَ يُسَلِّمُ المَسِيحُ المُلْكَ إِلى اللهِ الآب، بَعْدَ أَنْ يَكُونَ قَدْ أَبْطَلَ كُلَّ رِئَاسَةٍ وكُلَّ سُلْطَانٍ وَقُوَّة، لأَنَّهُ لا بُدَّ لِلمَسِيحِ أَنْ يَمْلِك، إِلى أَنْ يَجْعَلَ اللهُ جَمِيعَ أَعْدَائِهِ تَحْتَ قَدَمَيه. وآخِرُ عَدُوٍّ يُبْطَلُ هُوَ المَوْت”.

 

If Christ has not been raised, then our proclamation has been in vain and your faith has been in vain
First Letter to the Corinthians 15/12-26: “If Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say there is no resurrection of the dead? If there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ has not been raised; and if Christ has not been raised, then our proclamation has been in vain and your faith has been in vain. We are even found to be misrepresenting God, because we testified of God that he raised Christ whom he did not raise if it is true that the dead are not raised. For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised. If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who have died in Christ have perished. If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied. But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died.For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead has also come through a human being; for as all die in Adam, so all will be made alive in Christ. But each in his own order: Christ the first fruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. Then comes the end, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father, after he has destroyed every ruler and every authority and power. For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. The last enemy to be destroyed is death.”