Eternal life

            “I give them eternal life,
           and they will never perish.
           No one will snatch them out of my hand.
                           —John 10.28

Eternal life isn’t extended warranty,
it’s not just prolonged survival;
it’s God’s life in you that never ends
even if you do,
it’s your being part of the Body of Christ
which is eternal, even if your body isn’t.
It’s not about you,
not about getting to be an individual forever.
It’s about sharing in God’s love,
which will never perish.
When we live that love,
even though we die, yet shall we live.
In that love nothing,
nothing
can snatch us out of the Beloved’s hands.

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Steve Garnaas-Holmes
Unfolding Light
www.unfoldinglight.net