- Eternal life was promised before time began — “In hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began” (Titus 1:2).
- Eternal life is a gift from God — “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). “And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son” (1 John 5:11).
- Eternal life means our debt against God is paid in full — “…It is finished…” (John 19:30).
- Eternal life comes with forgiveness for all our sins: past, present, and future — “In whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins” (Col. 1:14).
- Eternal life means we are new creations — “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new” (2 Cor. 5:17).
- Eternal Life means Abundant life — “…I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly” (John 10:10).
- Eternal life comes with the promised seal of the Holy Spirit — “…having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory” (Eph. 1:13–14).
- Eternal life means we are ambassadors for Christ — “Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God” (2 Cor. 5:20).
- Eternal life cannot be taken away — “And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand” (John 10:28).
(Note: This originally appeared here on EvanTell’s blog.)