The Resurrection of the Body, the reunion between the soul and the body


Most people these days believe our bodies is but a shell, anxious to get rid of, as if death were the moment in which our souls were finally “liberated” from the “prison” of our bodies. This idea however is heresy condemned by the Church in the early years. The Nicene Creed professes, “We believe in the Resurrection of the Body, and the Life Everlasting. Amen.”

So since death separated our body and soul, and we should rejoice the day when we will get our old bodies back. Our bodies will be glorified, divinize, or spiritualized. Our bodies will be like the resurrected body of Jesus Christ, and unrecognizable. And to think all those people who lost their limbs, or have no hair, we will get our bodies back.

Our glorified body will be immortal. It’s almost sound like those superhumans you read in the comics. We can say its unbelievable, but it is a certain Truth that we profess that we believe in the resurrection of the body.

I am one of many Catholic Christians who believed in the physically resurrection of the body. To those who die in righteous of God, their bodies will be glorified like Christ. To those who die in the state of grave sin, they will be suffer a second death.


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