In this case, “flesh and blood” refers to our physical substance.
Only then shall the Lord complete the restoration of the conditions of Eden through the resurrection and renewal of all creation into a new heaven and a new earth (Gen 2:8–14; Matt 24:14; Rev 5:6–10; Rom 8:19–23; Rev 21:1–3).
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a) Read 1 Cor 15:50. Why can’t flesh and blood inherit the kingdom of God? How far shall the Lord’s realm extend?
[Related posts include Dead in Adam but Alive in Christ (1 Cor 15:20–23); We Shall Be Changed (1 Cor 15:51–52); Victory over Death (1 Cor 15:53–55); A Well-Watered Garden (Gen 2:8–14); A Return to the Ground (Gen 3:19); Christ’s Resurrected Body (Luke 24:31, 35–44); Passed from Death into Life (John 5:24–27); A Second Resurrection (John 5:28–29); Co-Heirs with Christ (Rom 8:16–18); Creation’s Eager Expectation (Rom 8:19); Subjected to Futility (Rom 8:20); Set Free from the Slavery of Corruption (Rom 8:21–22); The New Holy City (Rev 21:10–11); and A Return to Paradise (Rev 22:1–5, 20)]
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Ciampa and Rosner, The First Letter to the Corinthians, 828. Note that the masculine plural in Greek can refer either to men or to a mixed group of men and women.
 Fee, The First Epistle to the Corinthians, Rev. Ed., 883.
Eduard Schweizer, “σαρξ” (sarx), NIDOTTE 7:98–151, 128–9.
 Ciampa and Rosner, The First Letter to the Corinthians, 828.
 Fee, The First Epistle to the Corinthians, Rev. Ed., 885.
 Ciampa and Rosner, The First Letter to the Corinthians, 828–9.