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YOLO?: A Christian Understanding

You only live once (YOLO) is becoming big with kids these days! If you are "cool" you will know exactly what I am talking about.

I hate to be that guy but not a single of the world's dominant religions believe this - Christianity not in the least bit.

You will live again. This life is but the passing of a season. You will die. You will live again.

This body is perishing, constantly dying, constantly getting sick, cut, bruised, beat up but you will get a body that is not perishing or fading. For I will reveal a mystery to you... this body will pass away but we will be changed in the twinkling of an eye to receive a resurrected body. After this life our bodies will sleep. After that sleep comes the renewal of all creation and the resurrection of the dead.

You will live twice.

And let me tell you, your second life bears the consequences of the first. What you do now has a great impact on the second.

1 Corinthians 15, St. Paul's magnum opus on the resurrection of the…