This next point is so basic to the Christian faith that no one should dare imagine to object. Yet the neo-churchmen do so routinely.
In chapter 32, Of the State of Men after Death, and of the Resurrection of the Dead, we read: “and all the dead shall be raised up, with the selfsame bodies, and none other (although with different qualities), which shall be united again to their souls forever.” (WCF 32:2)
The fact that Alienists claim subscription to this proposition is frankly preposterous. Because they otherwise everywhere deny it, insisting instead either that the eternal state is such that we will have entirely different bodies (and identical one to another), or pass in a purely spiritual state devoid of all physicality forever. Because their egalitarian social theory demands a distinctly gnostic/Marxist eschaton.
When we respond to this with the descriptions of “every tribe, tongue, and nation” (Rev. 7:9) demarcated in heaven, and note that the leaves of the tree of life harvested there are “for the healing of the nations” (Rev. 22:2), they curse …
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