Resurrection & Earth

The problem with resurrected physical bodies is that they don’t belong in the spiritual realm, for the spiritual realm is for spirits. So if Paul truly believed that we would be taking on these new imperishable bodies raised in glory and power (1 Cor 15), then how did he expect this to all work out…

Resurrection Life

Some verses this Holy Week to remind us of what resurrection life looks like. Resurrection in Jesus’ Teaching No more marriage in resurrection life |::| Luke 20:35 The resurrected body cannot die |::| Luke 20:36 We’ll be equal to the angels |::|Luke 20:36 We become sons of God |::| Luke 20:36 Jesus would go through resurrection…

Resurrection As the Bible Explains It

What we celebrate every Easter is not just the idea that Jesus died and went to Heaven—that’s not what resurrection is. Resurrection is the putting on of a new body that’s fit for the Kingdom of Heaven which God will one day establish on Earth when Jesus returns. And the Bible has a lot more…

Resurrection: The Final Afterlife

The American church has more or less communicated this idea that when we die, we go off to Heaven to be with God. While this is true, the Bible communicates this to be more or less an intermediate state on the destination to which we are headed: a new Heaven and a new Earth with…