Translating 2 Cor 5:17 – “he is a new creation” or “there is a new creation”?

I got floored with a new insight in preparing for a sermon on 2 Corinthians 5:11-17 last Sunday. In verse 17, the translations I’ve always read said something like this: “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.” (see the 1984 NIV, ESV, NASB, HCSB, and others). However, when doing some study on this . . . → Read More: Translating 2 Cor 5:17 – “he is a new creation” or “there is a new creation”?