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Believers Have Eternal Life 1 John 5:1, 11-12 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him…And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hat not the Son of God hath not life. Our scripture text makes it very plain the reward for believing in Jesus Christ as our Savior, which is eternal life. Eternal life carries the benefit of living forever in the presence of God. To have this eternal life one must first come to Christ by genuine faith that He is God’s Son who came to earth to die for the sins of the world. The other connotation is love for God as all believers are begotten (born) of the Father-God. Love is a necessary commodity in this relationship because God first loved us when we didn’t love Him. With that being said, then faith and love are inseparable commodities in being born of God. The question now becomes, How does one get this love? Romans 5:5 provide the answer by stating that believers receive God’s love from the Holy Spirit who is God. Allow me to say that eternal life has an intertwined relationship as the believer abides in Christ He abides in the believer (John 15:4). Eternal life is in Jesus Christ abide in Him. Today's discussion is taken from my monthly devotional Heaven Bread that available through Amazon.com, all major book stores and author's website. Comments are welcome. Author's contact White3285@sbcglobal.net http://willie-writing.blogspot.com www.shepherdministries.info

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Believers Have Eternal Life  

Jesus Christ provides eternal life to all who believe in Him.