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LESSON 17

 

Treasures in Heaven

Eternal Life

Sacrifice here on earth leads to treasure in Heaven

  Mark 10:29-31  And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life. But many that are first shall be last; and the last first.

  John 4:36  And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.

  John 12:25  He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

The Word reveals eternal life

  John 5:39-40  Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.

The sheep of the flock of Christ receive eternal life

  John 10:27-28  My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

Eternal Life is a gift of the Son of God

  John 17:2  As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

Eternal life is knowing the Father and the Son

  John 17:3  And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

  Philippians 3:10-11  That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.

Lay hold on eternal life

  1 Timothy 6:12  Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

  1 Timothy 6:19  Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

 

The promise given by Jesus Christ

  1 John 2:25  And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life.