1. Who is declared to be the author of life?
“For with Thee is the fountain of life: in Thy light shall we see light,” Psalm 36:9.
2. What does our Savior say in regard to life?
“And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to Me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on Me shall never thirst,” John 6:35.
3. What is the source of all present life?
“God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that He is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands; neither is worshipped with men’s hands, as though He needed any thing, seeing He giveth to all life, and breath, and all things,” Acts 17:24, 25.
4. How are believers now classed in relation to eternal life?
“For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God,” Colossians 3:3.
5. When will this life, which is eternal, be given to those who deserve it?
“When Christ, Who is our life shall appear, then shall ye also appear with Him in glory,” Colossians 3:4.
6. What is eternal life declared to be?
“For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord,” Romans 6:23.
7. To whom will eternal life be given?
“To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life,” Romans 2:7.
NOTE: By the above scriptures we learn that eternal life will be given only to those seeking for it. So the doctrine of eternal torment must be a falsehood as they too would have eternal life.
8. Give a few scriptures telling who will have eternal life, and when it will be given.
“For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me,” Job 19:25-27.
“In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed,” I Corinthians 15:52.
“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him,” I Thessalonians 4:14.
“For the Son of man shall come in the glory of His Father with His angels; and then He shall reward every man according to his works,” Matthew 16:27.
9. Is there any possibility of death for the righteous after the resurrection?
“Neither can they die anymore: for they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection,” Luke 20:36.