EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME — Year C

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:54-58

A reading from the first letter of Paul to the Corinthians.

When this perishable nature has put on imperishability, and when this mortal nature has put on immortality, then the words of Scripture will come true: “Death is swallowed up in victory.”  “Death, where is your victory?  Death, where is your sting?”  Now the sting of death is sin, and sin gets its power from the Law.  So let us thank God for giving us the victory through our Savior Jesus Christ.  Be steadfast and persevering, my beloved sisters and brothers, fully engaged in the work of Jesus.  You know that your toil is not in vain when it is done in Christ.

The Word of God recorded in the first letter of Paul to the Corinthians.