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Thu 4 May - A New Heaven and a New Earth - For God So Loved the WorldA New Heaven and a New Earth R

When: Thursday 4th May 2017, 1900–2100
Where: Carey Lounge (or Chapel?), Trinity College, Bristol. BS9 1JW

'God so loved the world that he gave his only Son’ (John 3.16). Could this famous verse imply that God cares for the entire universe? Prof. J. Richard Middleton will explore a comprehensive biblical vision of God’s love for this world, focused on his overarching purpose to inhabit creation with the fullness of his presence. Taking us on a tour of the Bible’s vistas of God’s intent from creation, through the tragedy of sin, the history of Old Testament revelation, to the incarnation of Christ, this talk will climax with the New Testament’s vision of the redemption of all things—‘a new heaven and a new earth’.