Wherefore, if any man is in Christ – new creation. The old things are passed away; behold, they are becoming new

Resurrection and New Creation – (Paul links the bodily Resurrection of the saints with the New Creation)

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New Covenant in Jesus – (The covenant promises find their fulfillment in Jesus and the New Creation)

His Return and New Creation – (His arrival means the Day of the Lord, the final judgment, and the New Creation)

Coheirs and Brethren – (Paul links the bodily Resurrection of the saints with the New Creation)

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The City Built by God – (The city “whose builder and founder” is God is none other than New Jerusalem)


Heir of the World – (The “land promise” to Abraham finds fulfillment in the New Creation)

Seed of Abraham – (Jesus is the true “seed” of Abraham, and receipt of the inheritance is based on faith in Him)

Inheritance of Abraham – (In Jesus, the original limited land promise to Abraham encompasses the entire creation)

Incomparable New Covenant – (Jesus inaugurated the promised and vastly superior new covenant, rendering the old one obsolete)

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Fulfillment in Jesus – (God’s previously hidden mysteries are now revealed in Jesus)

Heirs of the Covenant – (The gift of the Spirit has arrived with blessings for all believers as promised to Abraham)

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