knowing that He who raised up the Lord Jesus will also raise us up with Jesus, and will present us with you.
This scripture clearly states that Paul's presence with the Lord will not precede any believers and that all believers will be presented together with Jesus to God. Of course this will happen at the First Resurrection when Jesus returns and not before then.
Throughout his writings, Paul consistently emphasises resurrection and has nothing to say about the immortality of the soul. Notice again what Paul has to say in 2 Timothy 4:6-8.
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