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What Will Our Lives Be Like In The New Earth? (8 of 15)
Series: HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED ABOUT HEAVEN?
I Corinthians 15:42-49
You may be looking at someone who is sixty years old on the outside, but I am still very young on the inside.
Unless Christ comes in the rapture, this body will be as the scripture says, "Sown as a natural body" but raised as a "spiritual body."
At my burial, my body will be sowed in weakness but at the resurrection it will be raised in power to be like the body the Lord Jesus had when God raised Him from the dead.
Philippians 3:20-21 (CSV) – (20) but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.( 2)1 He will transform the body of our humble condition into the likeness of His glorious body, by the power that enables Him to subject everything to Himself.
This will be true for all believers. Paul says that just as we now bear the likeness of Adam, we shall be raised in the likeness of the second Adam, the Lord Jesus Christ.
As we have already seen in our study our resurrected bodies will be real physical bodies, just as Christ's was and is. Our resurrection bodies will be free of the curse of sin, redeemed, and restored to their original beauty that goes back to Eden. The only bodies we've ever known are weak and diseased remnants of the original bodies God made for humans. But the bodies we'll have on the New Earth after our resurrection will be even more glorious than those of Adam and Eve before the Fall.
We will have real physical bodies made up of atoms, molecules and cells. How do we know this? Because that is what a body is – what God created it to be.
That's what makes the body different from a spirit, because it has mass and weight and form. It will have a circulatory system and blood coursing through its veins.
It will have skin, which will feel warm to the touch. It will have a respiratory system, a digestive system and a nervous system. In ...
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