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Things Freely Given: Eternal Life

Indeed it is a joy and an honor to be called a son of God! That day we asked the Lord to save us, we probably never imagined that He would have given us these many blessings wrapped up in salvation. If you’ve been following our series for the past week, you will realize just how much we have inherited by becoming a child of God, and there is so much more to discover! I would like to bring your attention to the following verses:

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

John 17:3

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

To know God as the only true God, and to know His son Jesus Christ is eternal life. This is a free gift that no man can earn or deserve. In giving us the Holy Spirit, God is giving us the opportunity to know and fellowship with Him. Salvation is a chance for us to know and love God; it is a chance to know His son Jesus Christ. Without the Holy Sp