|And so I make known to you, brothers, the Gospel that I preached to you, which you also received, and on which you stand.
|By the Gospel, too, you are being saved, if you hold to the understanding that I preached to you, lest you believe in vain.
|For I handed on to you, first of all, what I also received: that Christ died for our sins, according to the Scriptures;
|and that he was buried; and that he rose again on the third day, according to the Scriptures;
|and that he was seen by Cephas, and after that by the eleven.
|Next he was seen by more than five hundred brothers at one time, many of whom remain, even to the present time, although some have fallen asleep.
|Next, he was seen by James, then by all the Apostles.
|And last of all, he was seen also by me, as if I were someone born at the wrong time.
|For I am the least of the Apostles. I am not worthy to be called an Apostle, because I persecuted the Church of God.
|But, by the grace of God, I am what I am. And his grace in me has not been empty, since I have labored more abundantly than all of them. Yet it is not I, but the grace of God within me.
|For whether it is I or they: so we preach, and so you have believed.