They were written to fledgling saints, people who had just left paganism, were surrounded by it on a daily basis, were tempted to backslide, and therefore, needed their faith to be reinforced.Originally Posted by lioncub
"If Christ is not raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins" (1 Cor 15:17). The death and resurrection of Jesus are the cornerstone of the Christian faith. Without believing in them, you cannot be a true Christian.neither did we believe in our hearts that God had raised Jesus from the dead, and yet were saved !!