Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 22nd January 2016 in Second Coming Series | second coming,70 weeks,70ad,what now?,what next,preterism,fulfilled prophecy,eighth day
...are given new life
and right to be heirs to eternal life
(Titus 3:6-7)! The old has passed and the new
has surely come (2 Cor 5:17)!
Through baptism we are born again into our new
bodies, spiritually speaking (Col 2:12), whilst we wait to put on and clothe ourselves with immortality fully upon physical death by our resurrected bodies (1 Cor 15:54).
In terms of the new
creation in contrast to the old, the early Christians had a belief and view of the resurrection of Jesus as being the beginning of the new
creation – the eighth day they called it. The epistle of Barnabas conveys it well:
The sabbaths, that now are, are not acceptable unto me, but t...