16 Who is made, not based on the legality of a commandment relating to the family of Levi, but based on the power of an endless life.
21 Keeping yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring eternal life.6 [You are to experience and see Jesus to bring eternal life, just as Jesus brings your salvation. Neither salvation or eternal life occurs without first destruction of the sinful nature on the inward cross of self-denial, through persistent and patient waiting on God in humble silence, listening, watching, and obeying Him, which obedience is evidence of belief. But if we hope for what we do not yet see, then we wait for it with patience. Rom 8:25. Eternal life and salvation come to those who heed and obey the commands of God as they persistently and patiently wait on Him, Heb 5:9, 9:28.]
|John 6:40 |
40 And this is the will of him who sent me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in [depends on, trusts, and obeys] him, may have eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day."2 [To believe in him is to believe what he speaks and shows you from within your heart, and your belief must be evidenced by obedience to his commands. Persistent waiting, listening, hearing, believing, and obeying, results in him purifying you from sin by grace so that you can see God in the face of Christ Jesus — which occurs simultaneously with seeing Jesus bring your salvation.]