4010 creation, renewal of

4010 creation, renewal of

God’s creation, spoilt by sin, will one day be completely renewed. The old order will pass away and a new everlasting order established.

The renewal of creation

The passing away of the old order 2Pe 3:10-12 See also Ps 102:25-26; Isa 34:4; Isa 51:6; Mt 5:18; Mt 24:35; Rev 6:14; Rev 21:4

The expectancy of nature Ro 8:19-22 See also Ge 3:17-19; Ge 5:29

Jesus Christ’s destruction of all his enemies 1Co 15:24-28 See also Ps 110:1; Ac 2:34-35; Heb 1:13; Heb 10:13

The new heavens and new earth Rev 21:1-2 See also Isa 65:17; Isa 66:22; Ac 3:21; Heb 11:10,16; Heb 12:22; 2Pe 3:13; Rev 3:12; Rev 21:3-5,10

The purity of the new creation Rev 21:27 See also Ps 37:20; Isa 52:1; Joel 3:17; Rev 20:10; Rev 22:14-15

The creation of the new humanity

The new birth 2Co 5:17 See also Jn 3:3,5-8; Ro 6:4; Gal 6:15; Eph 2:15; Tit 3:5

Renewal in God’s image Col 3:10 See also Eph 4:24

A new heart and a new spirit Eze 36:26 “new” refers to the work of the Holy Spirit in renewing Christians as they believe in Jesus Christ. This renewing will be complete in the new creation. See also Ps 51:10; Jer 31:33; Eze 11:19; Eze 18:31; 2Co 4:16; Col 3:1

A new mind Eph 4:23 See also Ro 12:1-2

A new song Rev 5:9-10 See also Ps 33:3; Ps 40:3; Ps 144:9; Ps 149:1; Isa 42:10; Rev 14:3; Rev 15:3-4

The future glorification of humanity

The desire for a new body Ro 8:23-25 See also Ro 8:17-18; 2Co 5:1-5

The resurrection of a new body Ro 8:11 See also Job 19:25-27; Da 12:2-3; Jn 5:28-29; Ac 24:15

The nature of the resurrection body 1Co 15:42-54 See also Php 3:21

The absence of sorrow and pain Rev 21:4 See also Isa 25:7-8; Isa 35:10; Isa 51:11; Isa 60:20; Isa 65:19; Rev 7:17

A new name Isa 56:5 See also Isa 62:2; Isa 65:15; Rev 2:17; Rev 3:12

A new home Jn 14:2 See also 2Co 5:1

God will dwell with his people Rev 21:3 See also Eze 48:35; Zec 2:10

See also

5977waiting
6698newness
6720redemption
6728regeneration
8144renewal
9020death
9121eternity
9160new heavens & new earth
9165restoration
9310resurrection
9410heaven
9610hope