The Grand Story: Chapter 6 Completion
Chapter 1: Creation God creates a good world to display His Glory and share in His love.
Chapter 2: Collapse God's good world collapses into brokenness when mankind chooses to rebel against Him
Chapter 3: Covenant In the midst of the brokenness. God calls together a covenant family through whom he will bless the whole earth.
Chapter 4: Christ Out of His covenant family, God sends the Christ to redeem the fallen world through His own death and resurrection.
Chapter 5: Church The community of Christ-followers, called the Church proclaim the good news of Jesus to the ends of the earth.
Chapter 6: Completion Jesus returns to bring God's plan of redemption of completion in the New Heavens and New Earth.
How does the Story End?
1) There will be a resection of our bodies. (1 Corinthians 15:51-52)
2) The Final Judgement. (John 5:21-25, Mathew 25:31-41, Acts 17:31)
3) The Defeat of Satan and Evil. (Romans 16:20)
4) The New Heavens and New Earth. (Isaiah 65:17, 2 Peter 3:13, Revelation 21:1-5)