May 31, 2017

1 John 5:12 (NLT) — 12 Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life.

Yesterday I said that John wrote a lot about eternal life. John lived his life with eternity in his sights. His view on eternity influenced his behavior in this life. Here is what John had to say about eternal life.

John 3:15–16 (NLT) — 15 so that everyone who believes in him will have eternal life. 16 “For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:36 (NLT) — 36 And anyone who believes in God’s Son has eternal life. Anyone who doesn’t obey the Son will never experience eternal life but remains under God’s angry judgment.”

John 4:14 (NLT) — 14 But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.”

John 4:36 (NLT) — 36 The harvesters are paid good wages, and the fruit they harvest is people brought to eternal life. What joy awaits both the planter and the harvester alike!

John 5:24 (NLT) — 24 “I tell you the truth, those who listen to my message and believe in God who sent me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life.

John 5:29 (NLT) — 29 and they will rise again. Those who have done good will rise to experience eternal life, and those who have continued in evil will rise to experience judgment.

John 5:39 (NLT) — 39 “You search the Scriptures because you think they give you eternal life. But the Scriptures point to me!

John 6:27 (NLT) — 27 But don’t be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy seeking the eternal life that the Son of Man can give you.

John 6:40 (NLT) — 40 For it is my Father’s will that all who see his Son and believe in him should have eternal life. I will raise them up at the last day.”

John 6:47 (NLT) — 47 “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes has eternal life.

John 6:53 (NLT) — 53 So Jesus said again, “I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you cannot have eternal life within you.

John 6:54 (NLT) — 54 But anyone who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise that person at the last day.

John 6:63 (NLT) — 63 The Spirit alone gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing. And the very words I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

John 6:27 (NLT) — 27 But don’t be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy seeking the eternal life that the Son of Man can give you. For God the Father has given me the seal of his approval.”

John 6:40 (NLT) — 40 For it is my Father’s will that all who see his Son and believe in him should have eternal life. I will raise them up at the last day.”

John 6:47 (NLT) — 47 “I tell you the truth, anyone who believes has eternal life.

John 6:53 (NLT) — 53 So Jesus said again, “I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you cannot have eternal life within you.

John 6:54 (NLT) — 54 But anyone who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise that person at the last day.

John 6:63 (NLT) — 63 The Spirit alone gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing. And the very words I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

1 John 1:2 (NLT) — 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. And now we testify and proclaim to you that he is the one who is eternal life. He was with the Father, and then he was revealed to us.

1 John 2:25 (NLT) — 25 And in this fellowship we enjoy the eternal life he promised us.

1 John 3:15 (NLT) — 15 Anyone who hates another brother or sister is really a murderer at heart. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them.

1 John 4:9 (NLT) — 9 God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him.

1 John 5:11 (NLT) — 11 And this is what God has testified: He has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:13 (NLT) — 13 I have written this to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know you have eternal life.

1 John 5:20 (NLT) — 20 And we know that the Son of God has come, and he has given us understanding so that we can know the true God. And now we live in fellowship with the true God because we live in fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the only true God, and he is eternal life.

Samuel Shoemaker, “Eternal life does not begin with death; it begins with faith.”

Wow! Right? Never ending life. Eternal Life. Don’t leave home without it.

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