When Peter and “the other disciple” arrived at the tomb of Jesus on the morning of the resurrection, they “saw and believed” that Jesus had been raised, but did not fully understand the implications of the resurrection of Jesus. John explained, “for as yet they did not understand the Scripture, that he must rise from […]
Following Jesus is an important relational aspect in the Sonship soteriology of Jesus. In effect, it is an admonition to those who have believed in the Son and have received eternal life from the Son to properly align their conduct in accord with their Sonship profession of Jesus. Those who have heard and recognized His […]
“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes [in the Son] has eternal life” (John 6:47). The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton: Standard Bible Society, 2001), Jn 6:47.
Jesus said, “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.” The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton: Standard Bible Society, 2001), Jn 6:40.
John, more so than Matthew, Mark, and Luke, highlighted the correlation between believing in the Son—who exists in eternal relationship with the Father (Jn 1:18) and entered redemptive relationship to mankind through the incarnation (Jn 1:14)—and receiving eternal life from Him (Jn 1:12). Jesus proclaimed, “For this is the will of my Father, that everyone […]