Whoever tries to make his life securewill lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
The Lord God said, “Since man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil, he must not reach out, take from the tree of life, eat, and live forever.”
He drove man out and stationed the cherubim and the flaming, whirling sword east of the garden of Eden to guard the way to the tree of life.
See, today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and adversity.
I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live,
Who is the man who delights in life,
loving a long life to enjoy what is good?
1 Peter 3:10
For theone who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,
Seek good and not evil
so that you may live,
and the Lord, the God of Hosts,
will be with you,
as you have claimed.
For the Lord says to the house of Israel:Seek Me and live!
Seek Yahweh and live,
or He will spread like fire
throughout the house of Joseph;
it will consume everything,
with no one at Bethel to extinguish it.
Queen Esther answered, “If I have obtained your approval, my king, and if the king is pleased, spare my life—this is my request; and spare my people—this is my desire.
“Skin for skin!” Satan answered the Lord. “A man will give up everything he owns in exchange for his life.
Angered by this, the king arose from where they were drinking wine and went to the palace garden. Haman remained to beg Queen Esther for his life because he realized the king was planning something terrible for him.
1 Samuel 20:14
If I continue to live, treat me with the Lord’s faithful love, but if I die,
Just then someone came up and asked Him, “Teacher, what good must I do to have eternal life?”
Just then an expert in the law stood up to test Him, saying, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, knelt down before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
A ruler asked Him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight for the faith;
take hold of eternal life
that you were called to
and have made a good confession about
in the presence of many witnesses.
1 Timothy 6:19
storing up for themselves a good reserve for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.
eternal life to those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality;
How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.