Therefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest and arise from the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.
Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.
Thy dead shall live, and together with my body they shall arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the covering of light, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, which hast drunk at the hand of the LORD the cup of his fury; thou hast drunken the dregs of the cup of trembling and wrung them out.
Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for from now on the uncircumcised and the unclean shall no longer come into thee.
Then he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones hear the word of the LORD.
through the bowels of mercy of our God, whereby the dayspring from on high has visited us
Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour shall come, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and they that hear shall live.
Then Jesus spoke again unto them, saying, I AM the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness but shall have the light of life.
And having said these things, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.
For so has the Lord commanded us, saying, I have set thee to be a light of the Gentiles that thou should be for saving health unto the ends of the earth.
For we are buried with him by baptism into death, that just as the Christ was raised up from the dead to the glory of the Father, likewise we also walk in newness of life.
Neither present your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as those that are alive from the dead and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awaken ourselves out of sleep, for now is our saving health nearer than when we believed.
Watch diligently, and sin not; for some do not know God: I speak this to your shame.
For the God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to bring forth the light of the knowledge of the clarity of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
even as we were dead in sins, he has made us alive together with the Christ (by whose grace ye are saved)
If ye then are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where the Christ sits at the right hand of God.
Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.
but is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who has annulled death, and has brought life and incorruption to light through the gospel,
and that they may become converted out of the snare of the devil, in which they are captive to do his will.