8145 renewal, of people of God

8145 renewal, of people of God

The transformation by God of the lives of his people, whether corporately or individually, leading to the recovery of lost vitality and purity.

Individual renewal

Isa 40:30-31; Eph 4:22-24 See also Ps 23:3; Ps 51:10-12; Ps 103:1-5; Jn 7:37-39; Ro 12:2; 2Co 4:16; Col 3:9-10; 2Ti 1:6; Tit 3:5

Corporate renewal

The renewal of Israel Eze 37:1-14 See also Jer 31:31-34; La 5:21; Eze 11:17-20; Eze 36:24-28; Joel 2:28-32

Examples of national renewal 2Ch 34:29-33 See also Jos 24:1,14-27; Ezr 10:1-4; Ne 10:28-29

The new Jerusalem Isa 65:17-19 See also Rev 3:12; Rev 21:2-4,10

The church Mt 9:16-19 pp Mk 2:21-22 pp Lk 5:36-39 Jesus Christ here prophesies the great act of renewal by God whereby the church rather than Israel becomes the people of God. See also Ac 2:1-4,42-47

See also

3230Holy Spirit & regeneration
5005human race & redemption
5038mind, the human
5065spirit, fallen & redeemed
8311morality & redemption

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