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Bible Q & A

Q. In your article, “What the world needs is hope,” it was stated that God plans to expand His family for eternity by adding sons and daughters. Will God do this by spiritual creation as he created the angels, or is this given for us to know (I Cor. 2:9)?
 
A. The concept that God will continue to expand His family for eternity is a very logical inference drawn from Isaiah 9:7, a prophecy of Christ which states: “Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end.”

Some have speculated that when each of us are immortal spirit beings, sons of God in His family, we will have a part in extending God’s Kingdom throughout the universe. Perhaps God will create other human beings on other planets in the universe who will then be afforded an opportunity to become members of God’s Family as we were. Detailed specifics about the next life are few and far between in the Bible, but we are promised: “I make all things new” (Rev. 21:5).

For a detailed explanation of God’s Plan of Salvation for mankind enroll today in our new series, “God’s Master Plan.”
 
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