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Creation (Renewal)

Also called: New Jerusalem
The new heavens and the new earth. Also, the new creation of the believer (2 Co 5:17).

Top Bible Verses about Creation (Renewal)

Isaiah 65:17

Isaiah 65:17

For look! I am about to create new heavens and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered, and they shall not come to mind. Read Isaiah 65:17

Romans 8:19–22

For the eagerly expecting creation awaits eagerly the revelation of the sons of God. For the creation has been subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself also will be set free from its servility to decay, into the glorious freedom of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans together and suffers agony together until now. Read Romans 8:19–22
2 Corinthians 5:17

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old things have passed away; behold, new things have come. Read 2 Corinthians 5:17
2 Peter 3:13

2 Peter 3:13

But according to his promise, we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness resides. Read 2 Peter 3:13
Revelation 21:3

Revelation 21:1–5

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea did not exist any longer. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling of God is with humanity, and he will take up residence with them, and they will be his people and God himself will be with them. And he will wipe away every tear from … Read Revelation 21:1–5

Famous Christian Quotes About Creation (Renewal), New Jerusalem

Christ’s Kingdom and the New Heavens and Earth

The end of God’s creating the world was to prepare a kingdom for his Son (for he is appointed heir of the world) that should remain to all eternity. So far as the kingdom of Christ is set up in the world, so far is the world brought to its end, and the eternal state of things set up—so far are all the great changes and revolutions of the world brought to their everlasting issue, and all things come to their ultimate period—so far are the waters of the long channel of divine providence, which has so many branches, and so many windings, emptied into their proper ocean, which they have been seeking from the beginning of their course, and so are come to their rest. So far as Christ’s kingdom is established in the world, so far are things wound up and settled in their everlasting state, and a period put to the course of things in this changeable world; so far are the first heavens and the first earth come to an end, and the new heavens and the new earth, the everlasting heavens and earth, established in their place.

Jonathan Edwards

The Renewal of Resurrection

If the earth and heaven are renewed, why should we doubt that man, on account of whom heaven and earth were made, can be renewed? If the transgressor be reserved for punishment, why should not the just be kept for glory? If the worm of sins does not die, how shall the flesh of the just perish? For the resurrection, as the very form of the word shows, is this: that what has fallen should rise again, that which has died should come to life again.

Ambrose of Milan

Arm Yourself Against All Sins

Let us arm ourselves against all sins, against pride, against hatred, against ambition, against envy, against covetousness, against sensuality. Let heaven see that, even on earth, it has those who stand on its side. Let hell know that, even on earth, there are those who make war against it with the Word of God. And let earth itself know that it is still capable of once more growing green and of giving much fruit.

Thomas à Kempis
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