1 Corinthians 15:50-54
Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.…
I. THE KINGDOM INTENDED.
1. Not the kingdom of Christ on earth.
2. But the kingdom of God in glory, which is heavenly and eternal.
II. THE UNFITNESS OF MAN FOR IT.
1. His nature is morally corrupt.
2. Physically it is earthly and corruptible.
III. THE CHANGE NECESSARY.
1. A new birth.
2. A resurrection.
(J. Lyth, D.D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption.