“I make all things new.” Here is the narrative in its fullness. The world and its history belongs to God, and he has been, is now, and will be making all things new. . . . God the creator acts in history and becomes incarnate as a man to rescue the entire created order.
-Robert Webber, Who Gets to Narrate the World? Contending for the Christian Story in an Age of Rivals (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2008), 27-28.