The Transformation of Our Lowly Body To Be Like Christ’s Glorified Body (Tues. August 24)

The word of the day is “transform.”  To be transformed is to be changed in appearance, character, and makeup.  But imagine that we are to be transformed.  Before we are changed, would we know what our new state will be?  Our new condition would be unknown to us until we found ourselves in the new form.  So it is with the transformation of our bodies in the  resurrection. In today’s reading of 1 Corinthians 15:29-38, St. Paul finishes his defense of the resurrection of the body.  He begins a long answer to two questions: “How are the dead raised up?  And with what body do they come?” (vs. 35).  Today we will review why Paul must respond to these queries…