Today's Bible Verse:1 John 5:11–12
And this is the testimony, that God gave 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. (ESV)
Today's Inspiring Thought: Got Life?If you've got Jesus, you've got life! John stressed this point over and over again because he wanted believers to know with all certainty that eternal life does indeed belong to those who have Jesus Christ abiding in them.
The Bible Knowledge Commentary elaborates: "It may be pointed out, in fact, that the assurance of one's salvation always rests fundamentally and sufficiently on the direct promises that God makes to that believer. In other words, one's assurance rests on the testimony of God."