A Present Possession
- A quantity of life (John 10:28) used with reference to believers future destiny (John 3:36, 5:29, 12:25).
- A present qualitative aspect (John 10:10) Jesus has life in himself and is a source of life to others (John 5:21, 24, 28).
- Christ grants eternal life as a present possession to those who believe.
- In John 17:3 eternal life - an intimate, personal, growing knowledge of the Father and the Son.