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Resurrected Body – Prototype of the Future

Service:  10:00 am Holy Communion

Preacher:  Revd Dennis Cavaghan

Readings:  Acts 9:1-6 & John 21:1-19

What do we mean by the resurrection of the body?  is it literal?  Jesus’ risen body was identical to his earthly body but not exactly the same.  it was the same Jesus, yet changed, only recognised by faith.  His body was still substantial (not a ghost) but also spiritual (passing through doors) and, above all, immortal (living by spirit not blood).  He was only recognised when he revealed himself (‘Mary’, or ‘breaking of bread’ or ‘miraculous catch of fish’).  This glorious body will one day be the one all believers will receive.