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Eternal Life is in the future

Emphatic verses

Dan 12:2 ESV  And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

Mat 19:29 ESV  And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name’s sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.

Mat 25:31 ESV  “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. … 46 And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Mar 10:30 ESV  who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.

Luk 10:25 ESV  And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
Luk 10:28 ESV  And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; do this, and you will live.”

Luk 18:18 ESV  And a ruler asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
Luk 18:30 ESV  who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the age to come eternal life.”

Joh 4:36 ESV  Already the one who reaps is receiving wages and gathering fruit for eternal life, so that sower and reaper may rejoice together.

Rom 2:7 ESV  to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life;

Rom 5:21 ESV  so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Rom 6:22 ESV  But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.

Gal 6:8 ESV  For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Tit 1:2 ESV  in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

Tit 3:7 ESV  so that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Jud 1:21 ESV  keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.

Probable verses

Mat 18:8 ESV  And if your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life crippled or lame than with two hands or two feet to be thrown into the eternal fire.

Mat 19:16 ESV  And behold, a man came up to him, saying, “Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal life?”

Mar 10:17 ESV  And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Joh 4:14 ESV  but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

Joh 6:27 ESV  Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For on him God the Father has set his seal.”

Joh 12:25 ESV  Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

Other possible verses

Luk 16:9 ESV  And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by means of unrighteous wealth, so that when it fails they may receive you into the eternal dwellings.

2Co 5:1-2 ESV  For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.  2  For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling,

Heb 9:15 ESV  Therefore he is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under the first covenant.

1Ti 6:12 ESV  Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

2Pe 1:11 ESV  For in this way there will be richly provided for you an entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Eternal Life is now

Emphatic verses

Joh 3:36 ESV  Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Joh 5:24 ESV  Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

Joh 6:47 ESV  Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.

Joh 6:54 ESV  Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.

1Jn 5:13 ESV  I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life.

1Jn 3:15 ESV  Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.

Possible verses

Joh 3:15 ESV  that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.

Joh 3:16 ESV  “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Joh 6:40 ESV  For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.”

Joh 10:28 ESV  I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.


Joh 5:39 ESV  You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,

Joh 6:68 ESV  Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life,

Joh 17:2 ESV  since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.

Act 13:46 ESV  And Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly, saying, “It was necessary that the word of God be spoken first to you. Since you thrust it aside and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.

Act 13:48 ESV  And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

Rom 6:23 ESV  For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1Ti 1:16 ESV  But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.

1Jn 2:25 ESV  And this is the promise that he made to us—eternal life.

Eternal Life Defined

Joh 12:50 ESV  And I know that his commandment is eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me.”

Joh 17:3 ESV  And this is eternal life, that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

1Jn 1:2 ESV  the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us—

1Jn 5:11 ESV  And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1Jn 5:20 ESV  And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

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