1 Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Give glory to your son, so that your son may glorify you,
2 just as you gave him authority over all people, so that your son may give eternal life to all you gave him.
3 Now, this is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent, Jesus Christ. – John 17:1-3
Today’s Bible Quote of the Day Inspiration – John 17:1-3
God the Father gave Jesus Christ the authority over all people so that He may preach Good News to them. Those whom God has chosen will hear the Word and will inherit eternal life.
Now, here we have a clear explanation of what eternal life is. Eternal life is knowing God the Father, who is the True God and Jesus Christ, who was sent by God on earth to save us from our sins.
In this world there are many gods that we try to follow blindly. These gods may be material wealth, political power, drugs, immorality etc. Jesus says these are false gods. the true God is our Heavenly Father.
Living forever in the everlasting Love, Goodness of God in Heaven is the surest thing we should yearn for or look forward to in this life. By knowing God, loving Him, glorifying Him and keeping His commandments, we are assured eternal life by God.
Let us today resolve to know God the Father and Jesus Christ in all ways so that our assurance of Eternal Life may come true. Let us Love and trust the only true God and keep His commandments.
Prayer: Eternal Father, help us to continue loving and trusting You. Give us the strength to resist the temptations of following other earthly gods. Help us to remain attached to You and on the last day we will inherit Eternal Life. Amen.