As Christians, we understand that the journey of faith is not easy. It is filled with temptations and persecutions that can make us want to give up. However, the promise of eternal life, keeps us pressing on and moving forward.

Bible verses about eternal life
Bible verse from the book of Jude 1:21.

The Bible, particularly the New Testament, reminds us of God’s promise to us of eternal life. Because God loved us so much, He sent His only son to die for us so that we may have eternal life. The only catch? We need to have faith in God and live righteously.

Let’s now look at 53 Bible verses about eternal life. May these verses remind you of the incredible reward that await you if you walk the path of faith.

Timeless bible verses about eternal life

John 3:16

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

John 10:28

“I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.”

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Romans 6:23

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

1 John 5:11   

“And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.”

1 John 2:25   

“And this is what he promised us—eternal life.”

Matthew 25:46   

“Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.”

John 6:40   

“For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”

1 Timothy 6:12   

“Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

Titus 1:2   

“In the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time.”

Jude 1:21   

“Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.”

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Daniel 12:2   

“Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt.”

Bible verses about eternal life.
Bible verse from the book of John 3:16.

Mark 10:30  

“Will fail to receive a hundred times as much in this present age: homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children and fields—along with persecutions—and in the age to come eternal life.”

1 John 5:13   

“I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.”

Galatians 6:8  

 “Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.”

John 17:3   

“Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”

1 John 1:2  

“The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us.”

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Jude 1:6   

“And the angels who did not keep their positions of authority but abandoned their proper dwelling—these he has kept in darkness, bound with everlasting chains for judgment on the great Day.”

Matthew 19:29   

“And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.”

2 Thessalonians 2:16   

“May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope,”

1 Timothy 1:16   

“But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life.”

Mark 9:43   

“If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go into hell, where the fire never goes out.”

Luke 18:30   

“Will fail to receive many times as much in this age, and in the age to come eternal life.”

1 John 3:15   

“Anyone who hates a brother or sister is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.”

1 Timothy 6:19   

“In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life.”

Matthew 18:8   

“If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life maimed or crippled than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into eternal fire.”

Bible verses about eternal life.
Bible verse from the book of Romans 6:23.

Romans 5:21   

“So that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

Romans 6:22   

“But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life.”

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1 John 2:17   

“The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.”

1 Timothy 6:15-16   

“Which God will bring about in his own time—God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords, who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see. To him be honor and might forever. Amen.”

Romans 2:7   

“To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.”

Matthew 19:16   

“Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, ‘Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?'”

Romans 8:38-39   

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

John 5:24   

“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.”

Bible verses about eternal life.
Bible verse from the book of 1 John 2:25.

1 John 3:14   

“We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love each other. Anyone who does not love remains in death.”

1 Timothy 4:8   

“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”

1 John 5:20   

“We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. And we are in him who is true by being in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.”

Romans 5:17   

“For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!”

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John 3:36   

“Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.”

John 4:14   

“But whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

1 John 5:10-13   

“Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they have not believed the testimony God has given about his Son. And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.”

Bible verses about eternal life.
Bible verse from John 6:40.

1 John 5:6   

“This is the one who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.”

John 5:39   

“You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me,”

John 17:2-3   

“For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.”

Romans 6:4   

“We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.”

Colossians 3:4   

“When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.”

John 6:27   

“Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him God the Father has placed his seal of approval.”

John 8:51   

“Very truly I tell you, whoever obeys my word will never see death.”

Romans 8:10-11   

“But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness. And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.”

1 Peter 1:3-4   

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you.”

John 4:36   

“Even now the one who reaps draws a wage and harvests a crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may be glad together.”

John 5:21   

“For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life to whom he is pleased to give it.”

2 Timothy 1:10   

“But it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.”

Revelation 21:4   

“‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”