Eternal life, from Scofield Reference Notes (1917)

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(1) The life is called “eternal” because it was from the eternity which is past unto the eternity which is to come--it is the life of God revealed in Jesus Christ, who is God John 1:4; 5:26; 1 John 1:1,2

(2) This life of God, which was revealed in Christ, is imparted in a new birth by the Holy Spirit, acting upon the word of God, to every believer on the Lord Jesus Christ John 3:3-15.

(3) The life thus imparted was from the beginning. “But the recipient is a “new creation” 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15.

(4) The life of God which is the believer is an unsevered part of the life which eternally was, and eternally is, in Christ Jesus--one life, in Him and in the believer--Vine and branches; Head and members 1 Corinthians 6:17; Galatians 2:20; Colossians 1:27; 3:3,4; 1 John 5:11,12; John 15:1-5 1 Corinthians 12:12-14

John 1:4

In him was ; and the life was the of men.

John 5:26

For as the hath life in himself; so hath he given to the to have life in himself;

1 John 1:1-2

1 That which was from the , which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the ;

2 (For the life was , and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that , which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;)

John 3:3-15

3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be again, he cannot see the of God.

4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s , and be born?

5 Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the , he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

6 That which is born of the is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

7 not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.

8 The bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

9 answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of , and knowest not these things?

11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our .

12 If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of things?

13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the which is in heaven.

14 And as Moses lifted up the in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:

15 That whosoever believeth in him should not , but have eternal life.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a : old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a .

1 Corinthians 6:17

But he that is unto the Lord is one spirit.

Galatians 2:20

I am with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Colossians 1:27

To whom God would make known what is the of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ ine you, the :

Colossians 3:3-4

3 For ye are , and your life is hid with Christ in God.

4 When Christ, who is our life, shall , then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

1 John 5:11-12

11 And this is the record, that God hath given to us , and this life is in his Son.

12 He that hath the Son hath ; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.

John 15:1-5

1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the .

2 Every branch in me that beareth not he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

3 Now ye are clean through the which I have spoken unto you.

4 in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.

5 I am the vine, ye are the : He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

1 Corinthians 12:12-14

12 For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is .

13 For by one Spirit are we all into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

14 For the is not one member, but many.

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