Are There References to the New Earth in the Old Testament Prophets?
May 20, 2010
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Our future resurrection is solidly grounded on Christ's past resurrection. No wonder the devil is so adamantly opposed to Easter, and the historicity of Christ's resurrection, and all it means (including Satan's doom).
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Job 19:25-27 - The Doctrine of Resurrection in the Old Testament
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in this three minute video clip, Randy Alcorn answers the question, "Will there be a physical continuity between this Earth and the New Earth?" (Original interview on aired on the Inspiration Network.)
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How Does the Scriptural Description of the New Earth Differ from That of the Jehovah Witnesses?
What matters isn't what someone else says, but what the Bible says. The Jehovah Witnesses are wrong in many number of areas about the New Earth. However, their belief that there will be a New Earth is correct.
What Does the Doctrine of the New Earth Teach Us?
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Do You Think It Is Possible That on the New Earth There Could Be the Essence of Marital Relationships without the Actual Institution of Marriage?
I still can’t get around Christ’s words in Matthew 22, which seem to clearly refute the Sadducee’s assumptions that if there were a resurrection, it would mean marital partnerships from earth would carry over to the resurrected life, and therefore people would have multiple spouses.