And Jesus Christ - To know Jesus Christ is to have a practical impression of him as he is - that is, to suffer his character and work to make their due impression on the heart and life. He is representing us yonder, and our one business is to represent Him here. The Elements of Motivation (Part Six): Eternal Life. He wants us here for some higher purpose than mere existence. NIV®. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Scripture quoted by permission. Through its worldwide reach, Biblica engages people with God's Word so that their lives are transformed through a relationship with Jesus Christ. Might know thee - The word “know” here, as in other places, expresses more than a mere speculative acquaintance with the character and perfections of God. Eternal life is, therefore, nothing other than the life of God. Go to. John 17:3 | KJV. Because the life of man was forfeited to Divine justice; and the sacrifice of Christ redeemed him from that death to which he was exposed. But when they receive this salvation they live - answer all the Divine purposes, are happy in themselves, useful to each other, and bring glory to God. John 17:3, KJV: "And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent." Don't have an account? NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story. Sanctified by God the Father.--Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.--The very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 3. that it is never to end, hence called αιωνιος ζωη, a life ever living; from αει, always, and ων, being or existence. Font Size. These Scriptures may not be sold or otherwise offered for sale. (p. 207). Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. Cross references. Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 23). John 17:3 Parallel. that he might, "I pray not that Thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that Thou shouldst keep them from the evil" (John xvii. NIV 3 However, this word suggests more than this because the Old Testament regularly uses "know" to describe sexual knowledge. It is to yield the whole soul to him, and strive to obey his law. 23). We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. To know God, therefore, is not merely to have intellectual knowledge of Him, but it is having an intimate, personal relationship with Him like the nearest and dearest relationship between two people. Jesus Prays to Be Glorified - After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. Hereby know we the spirit of truth... 1 John 5:11,20 And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son... John 14:9,10 Jesus said to him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet have you not known me, Philip? There may be an eternal existence without blessedness; but this is that eternal life with which infinite happiness is inseparably connected. - The life eternal, of which Jesus has just spoken, is this (cf. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. John 12:49,50 For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak... John 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things... Isaiah 48:16 Come you near to me, hear you this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I... Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek... Mark 9:37 Whoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives me: and whoever shall receive me, receives not me... Luke 9:48 And said to them, Whoever shall receive this child in my name receives me: and whoever shall receive me receives him that sent me... 1 John 4:14,15 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world... 1 John 5:11,12 And this is the record, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son... February 21 MorningI am the Lord which sanctify you.--LEV. We little know the size of a human soul and spirit. Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 7 Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you. We should touch briefly on its sexual aspect. Biblica provides God's Word to people through translation, publishing and Bible engagement in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, and North America. We are just as truly sent …Rev. 20:8. We are just as truly sent, "I in them, and Thou in Me" (John xvii. Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 1 These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: 2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. This is what will make the Millennium so wonderful! Nor is it of any moment what the Jew objects, that Jesus here confesses, that the true God is only one God; nor does he call himself God, only the Messiah sent by God; and that the Apostle Paul also asserts the unity of God, 1 Timothy 1:17; and therefore Jesus cannot be God: for Christ and his Father, the only true God, are one; and that he is the one true God with his Father, he tacitly suggests here by joining himself with him; and what the Apostle Paul says of the one and only wise God, may as well be understood of Christ, the Son of God, as of the Father; since all the characters in the text agree with him, and of him he had been speaking in the context. The Elements of Motivation (Part Six): Eternal Life. John 17:3 New International Version << John 16 | John 17 | John 18 >> 3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. for construction, John 15:12; 1 John 3:11, 23; 1 John 5:3), that they might know - should come to know - thee, the only veritable God.All ideas of God which deviate from or fall short of "the Father" revealed to us by Christ, are not the veritable God, and the knowledge of them is not life eternal. Proud member NIV 3 NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. The only true God - The only God, in opposition to all false gods.