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The Butterfly Christian Symbol represents and symbolizes the Resurrection. The butterfly has three phases during its life:
- The caterpillar - The caterpillar which just eats symbolises normal earthly life where people are preoccupied with taking care of their physical needs.
- The chrysalis or cocoon - The chrysalis or cocoon resembles the tomb.
- The butterfly - The butterfly represents the resurrection into a glorious new life free of material restrictions.
Reference to Related Bible VersesThe Butterfly symbolizing the Resurrection:
So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. (1 Corinthians 15:42-44)
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For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed. (1 Corinthians 15:52b)