Eternal life is KNOWING, OBEYING and FOLLOWING Jesus Christ, being in close relationship with Him. Jesus said:”He who has My teachings (My words) and keeps them (obeys), that is the one who loves Me and Me and My Father will come and dwell with that person and I will reveal Myself to him.” (Read John 14:21-24).
If we have the teachings of Jesus and we OBEY Him; we REPENT of sin, STOP SINNING, SIN NO MORE, live righteously and holy, accept Jesus as MASTER, OBEY His words and we are baptized in water like He commanded, THEN HE WILL REVEAL HIMSELF TO US. He will give His Spirit , His Holy Spirit to LIVE in us and to GUIDE us, Jesus Christ will become REAL to us but MOST BELIEVERS NEVER GET TO KNOW JESUS CHRIST. They read about Him in the Bible and instead of following Him, obeying Him and being led by the Holy Spirit THEY STAY WITH THE SCRIPTURES.
When Jesus came the pharisees who expected him to come, they were waiting for Messiah, they rejected Him and Jesus said to them:”You diligently search the scriptures, in there to find eternal life but you refuse to come to me to have life.” Exactly the same thing is happening today, believers cannot get BEYOND THE SCRIPTURES! They cannot put the Bible down and start following Jesus. Jesus never becomes a reality tot them and He will say to them:”Go away I never knew you,” because they do not obey His words, they do not repent and stop sinning, they refuse to be baptized in water but they keep on going to church and doing Bible study and they think that because they know the Bible and they can quote the scriptures that they have eternal life. BUT they don’t know Jesus! They never obeyed Him, they never got to know Him and they do not follow Him. They haven’t received the Holy Spirit.
Have YOU gone beyond the scriptures? Have you found Jesus? Is Jesus Christ your reality or are you still into “The Word” into the Bible?
You have to get to know Jesus Christ and He must be your reality. You musty get BEYOND THE SCRIPTURES and KNOW the ONE whom the scriptures are about. You have to KNOW and FOLLOW Jesus Christ. The apostle Paul said:”I KNOW the ONE in whom I believe.” Do you KNOW Jesus Christ and do you follow Him? Have you gone BEYOND THE SCRIPTURES? Is Jesus Christ your reality?
May Jesus bless you.