Will We ALL Be The same Age Then In heaven?

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  1. JesusFan

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    Cannot imagine that there will be either a "nursery" or a "assisted living center" in heaven, so will we all be at about same age?

    babies who went there, and seniors, will then be in glorofied bodies as adults in prime time?
     
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    The most common answer is that we will all be one age, and most seem to think that age will either be our prime, about 27 years old, or the age of Jesus when He was crucified, about age 33.

    I wonder, however, when I read passages like this, which are clearly speaking of a time beyond our current human perspective:

    The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the young goat, and the calf and the lion and the fattened calf together; and a little child shall lead them. (Isa 11:6 ESV)
     
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    My opinion is that we will be the age of Adam & Eve when they were created. I base this on all the types that are found in the OT which speak of future realities. Purely my opinion.
     
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    Age is not something related to eternal life. Age is a measure of how far along the road we are to death. All of this has to do with this life, not the next. No disrespect intended but the question of the OP is somewhat akin to asking "Whose wife will she be in the resurrection?"
     
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    She will still be my wife.
     
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    Age is something to relate to a physical body. Since our glorified bodies will be spiritual in nature I believe we will all be the same, but age won’t factor into the nature of our timeless and ageless bodies—this is yet another proof that our bodies will be spiritual not physical—how would you count years in any relevant way on a body that is timeless. There are just so many problems when you go down this road. The earth won’t be circling the sun (which will burn out in some multiple of a billion years) to create a physical year. Time will be irrelevant.

    Thank for a moment on what a physical body would require—not only would it need to eat, but that requires the physical opposite of bodily intake—bodily output. We might as well speculate on if the throne rooms of heaven will have golden thrones in them. Then this will require a plumbing system and a waste treatment facility since obviously something as nasty as bodily waste materials wouldn’t be allowed to literally stink to the high heavens.

    You could go on with this forever (pun so to speak) one problem leads to another, but spiritual bodies escape the issue all together.
     
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    Think though that Bible teaches that we all will have a glorifed physical body same as Jesus was raised in...

    SAME physical body that Jesus had was raised and changed..

    He could still eat if he chose to, he said his body was NOT a "ghost/spirit"

    believe that our physical bodies will be same one we are born and die in, just that God will make it imperishable, but still able to eat.talk/walk if we chose to...
     
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    While Jesus was on earth after the resurrection there was a physical element to his body. That was on earth. Nothing in the bible suggest it is physical when it enters heaven.

    If God has work for you to do on earth after you die and are resurrected you should feel confident of getting a physical body for that period of time; however, if you go straight to heaven, I'd count on it being a glorified spiritual body.
     
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    Angels said that SAME jesus will be coming back SAME manner they all saw him leaving...
    he went down to sit at Right hand of God...

    Never said he switched out bodies....
     
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    You are making the time honored mistake of only reading one verse instead of reading the entire passage for context.

    Acts 1:9-11
    9And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. 10And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, 11and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven."

    Notice that he goes out of their sight so they don't know whether he went to heaven or where--the angels are telling them he went to heaven when he left their sight which is to prove he is the son of God. Only the Son of God would get to go to heaven when he left their sight as opposed to some other place.

    Read in their time frame not ours looking back on it. It was necessary to prove Jesus was the real Messiah as opposed to all the others claiming to be the messiah. Two angels (need two for proper witness account) testify that he went to heaven when he left earth.

    The coming in is coming into heaven-not coming back to earth. It is the opposite side of the same coin. Viewing the same event from two different perspectives. The apostles saw him leave earth and the angels saw him come into heaven.
     

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