THE NEW HUMANITY
Many who hold to the theory of evolution wonder what’s in store for the human race. Are we going to evolve into a new superhuman, even divine human species? As is often the case with questions only recently conceived, the Bible anticipated and answered this one thousands of years ago.
Jesus Christ, in his resurrection, became “the Firstborn of a new creation”. He is the head of a new humanity and we are already part of it, as the apostle Paul wrote, “You are new creations in Christ” (2 Corinthians 5:17). This is not just a moral or spiritual conformity to Christ, but it means that one day we will be resurrected and become like him as physically transformed members of the new humanity.
Imagine what life on that level will look like. You will be completely changed but retain your individual identity as a person. You will discover what it is like to be fully yourself, the self that is uniquely you, carrying the restored image of God in every part of your being.
You will be free from all the physical, emotional, psychological, intellectual and relational damage and limitations caused by the Fall. Enjoying the fullness of life, you will finally discover the deep and lasting satisfaction of perfect relationship with God, with others and with yourself.
Notice that all this comes about by a special and gracious act of God’s creation, not the blind, unguided and pitiless forces of nature as described in evolutionary doctrine. All that remains is for us is respond to the love of God shown to us in Christ and, by believing in him, become united with his love. That love becomes the guiding presence and transforming power working in us until we finally see the risen and ascended Jesus face to face in the new heavens and the new earth.
[1 minute read] So the apostle Paul tells us in Romans 12, and we do. Especially the week we rejoice with Roberts Liardon as we see how the Lord has been working in the life of his mother, Carol.
[1 minute read] AKWAABA! Welcome! Ghanaians are known worldwide for their hospitality and joyful spirit. This is reflected when you see us singing and lauding God, and especially so at KTLCC. Click for pictures!
[2 minute read] The Kingdom of God is not merely physical, or even social, but supernatural. The work of God and the Good News of Jesus Christ continue to advance and spread during the coronavirus restrictions. Over the past six months effective use of Alpha seen the Gospel shared within KT, across the LCC Network and beyond in several countries.
[2 minute read] A year ago as the country went into lockdown and many people were left – almost overnight- without vital support, the KT Food Hub launched.
[2 minute read] Jesus told his church to be salt and light in the world. That is, to penetrate society with the healthy influence of our salt-like presence, and to illuminate society’s thinking with the light of gospel values.
[3 minute read] The bride in the Song of Solomon felt bad she had not taken enough care of herself, and the wedding day was just around the corner!
[3 minute read] For Tubo and Vanessa 2020 was a tumultuous year as they went from news of miscarriage to the birth of their second child – all during the Covid-19 lockdown.
[4 minute read] In his message Pay Attention to Prophecy Colin Dye explained that personal prophecies can be helpful and encouraging as you seek to follow God’s will for your life.
[3 minute read] Congratulations to all parents who are currently home-schooling, whether you are working from home or not, because home-schooling isn’t easy at all.
[2 minute read] Cell church is church without walls. People are reached right where they are. Christian witness happens in the market place and not just in the meeting place. Beginning with the obstacle of building-bound church, barriers between us and the lost are broken down and removed. The cells build bridges for the community to see Christ in action.