eternal life


eternal life
   death
   It is what the devout, or the survivors, look for.

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  • Eternal Life — Song infobox Name = Eternal Life Type = Song Artist = Jeff Buckley Released = August 23 1994 Recorded = Bearsville Recording Studio, Woodstock, NY Genre = Alternative Length = 4:52 Label = Columbia Producer = Jeff Buckley Andy Wallace Extra… …   Wikipedia

  • eternal life — A personal relationship with God unrestricted by time. There is no continuous or coherent belief in the OT in eternal life in the sense of a divinely given quality of life which is uninterrupted by death or initiated at death. A shadowy, feeble… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Eternal life —    This expression occurs in the Old Testament only in Dan. 12:2 (R.V., everlasting life ).    It occurs frequently in the New Testament (Matt. 7:14; 18:8, 9; Luke 10:28; comp. 18:18). It comprises the whole future of the redeemed (Luke 16:9),… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • ETERNAL LIFE —    in CHRISTIANITY participation in the life of GOD through the NEW BIRTH is referred to as eternal life. What is important here is the quality of life not its timelessness. Eternal life is the gift of God to believers in response to their… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • eternal life —  ; eternity    This word (from the Latin æternus, meaning of great age ) refers to anything that will last for an indefinitely long period. Eternal life (and eternal punishment) will last forever. (See CCC 988, 1020) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • eternal life — another name for immortality (or eternal life), is the concept of existing for a potentially infinite, or indeterminate length, of time. Throughout history, humans have had the desire to live forever. What form an unending or indefinitely long… …   Mini philosophy glossary

  • eternal life — noun life without beginning or end • Syn: ↑life eternal • Hypernyms: ↑animation, ↑life, ↑living, ↑aliveness …   Useful english dictionary

  • eternal life — everlasting life, immortality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eternal life — noun immortality …   Wiktionary

  • eternal life —  Вечная жизнь …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов


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