everlasting life


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everlasting life

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Is it, haply, an idle occupation, or is the time ill-spent that is spent in roaming the world in quest, not of its enjoyments, but of those arduous toils whereby the good mount upwards to the abodes of everlasting life? If gentlemen, great lords, nobles, men of high birth, were to rate me as a fool I should take it as an irreparable insult; but I care not a farthing if clerks who have never entered upon or trod the paths of chivalry should think me foolish.
Miss Ophelia felt the loss; but, in her good and honest heart, it bore fruit unto everlasting life. She was more softened, more gentle; and, though equally assiduous in every duty, it was with a chastened and quiet air, as one who communed with her own heart not in vain.
- 'For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.' John 3:16
"God so loved the world that he gave us his only begotten Son that whoever believes in him will not perish but have everlasting life" (John 3.16).
Jesus asserts this clearly and categorically: "He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has everlasting life and I will raise him up on the last day" (Jn 6,55).
Those who were not Jews rejoiced, when they heard this, and praised the message of the Lord; and all those, destined for everlasting life, believed in it.
Christ came to set the prisoners free, to proclaim liberty to the captives and the opening of the prison to those that are bound (Isaiah, c 61, v1) to give everlasting life to those who are dead in their sins.
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life." (John 3:16).
'We pray for the eternal rest of his soul, and may perpetual light shine upon him as his spirit traverses the path to everlasting life.'
John 3: 16-17 says, '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. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.' As a human being and especially when we've been hurt badly, forgiving may not be that easy.
Holly and ivy have been used to decorate homes since the 9th century because they symbolise everlasting life.
Alalaong baga, salvation in everlasting life comes from God alone.