The Guide to the Scriptures

    Eternal Life

    To live forever as families in God’s presence (D&C 132:19–20, 24, 55). Eternal life is God’s greatest gift to man.

    • Thou hast the words of eternal life:John 6:68;
    • This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ:John 17:3; ( D&C 132:24; )
    • Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life:1 Tim. 6:12;
    • People are free to choose liberty and eternal life:2 Ne. 2:27; ( Hel. 14:31; )
    • To be spiritually minded is life eternal:2 Ne. 9:39;
    • Then are ye in the narrow path that leads to eternal life:2 Ne. 31:17–20;
    • To believe in Christ and endure to the end is life eternal:2 Ne. 33:4; ( 3 Ne. 15:9; )
    • He that hath eternal life is rich:D&C 6:7; ( D&C 11:7; )
    • Eternal life is the greatest of all the gifts of God:D&C 14:7; ( Rom. 6:23; )
    • The righteous will receive peace in this world, and eternal life in the world to come:D&C 59:23;
    • Those who endure to the end shall have a crown of eternal life:D&C 66:12; ( D&C 75:5; )
    • All who die without the gospel who would have received it had they lived are heirs of the celestial kingdom:D&C 137:7–9;
    • God’s work and glory is to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man:Moses 1:39;
    • God gives eternal life to the obedient:Moses 5:11;