"Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? why are they then baptized for the dead?"
And the very next verse reads
"And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour?"
Note that Paul makes a distinction between "they" and "we".
posted on 05/02/2008 1:43:52 PM PDT
by Alex Murphy
("Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?" -- Galatians 4:16)
To: Alex Murphy
To learn more:
Rescue for the Dead: The Posthumous Salvation of Non-Christians in Early Christianity (Oxford Studies in Historical Theology)
posted on 05/02/2008 1:45:23 PM PDT
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