It is possible to study the mere letter of Scripture while ignoring coming to its focus, Jesus the Messiah.
Can I earn eternal life?
Nope, there is nothing I can do “to earn it”. It is a gift. It is a matter of faith.
For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law. ~Apostle Paul | Romans 3:28
The gift of eternal life comes to those who believe in Jesus the Messiah, who is Himself “the resurrection and the life” (John 11:25). The fact that this life is “eternal” indicates that it is perpetual life — it goes on and on and on, with no end. Imagine trillion and trillions of years. Multiply that by a trillion. Still not there. Stunning!
It is a mistake, however, to view eternal life as simply an unending progression of years. A…
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