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Gift of Eternal Life
Godís most precious gift to mankind is eternal life for those that believe in him. The Bible has many verses regarding this gift. Here is a collection of verses on eternal life to meditate on, stand on and act on as you walk upright before Him.
Manís rebellion against God will cause death. Öthe wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (English Standard Version)
Is eternal life available for everyone?
Yes it is and the Bible outlines what is required of us to receive this gift. The Bible tells how God so loved the world that he gave us His only Son and that everyone who believes in Jesus Christ will not perish but have eternal life.
For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. (English Standard Version)
Here are a few more scriptures to read and take into your spirit.
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. (New Living Translation)
Very truly I tell you, the one who believes has eternal life. (New International Version)
In order to inherit this eternal life you must be careful what you sow so that you can reap a just reward. What a person plants, he will harvest. You want to plant love, unselfishness and faithfulness to Godís Word. In order to live a righteous life you have to know Godís Word and what is expected of you.
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight for the true faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you, which you have confessed so well before many witnesses. (New Living translation)
Always remember it is not just about hearing or reading the Word, it is about understanding and doing what the Word is calling you to do. When you donít know what to do, go to the Word for guidance and ask for wisdom to understand. Wisdom only comes from God.
Continue to read the Word, act accordingly and share the Word with your loved ones and friends so that they may also receive the gift of eternal life!
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