Bible verses about lamb listed in order of popularity. Which shows that you are one of gods heavenly children or citizens which was written. Whether scripture is talking about keeping your name in the one book of life or. And no unclean thing shall ever enter it, nor any one who is guilty of base conduct or tells lies, but only they whose names stand recorded in the lamb s book of life. The psalmist prays that the wicked will be blotted out of the book of life. The third phrase, the lambs book of life, refers to a book which contains the. Those whose names are written in the book of life are those who belong.
And another book was opened, which is the book of life. One view seems to be that it is, and my view is they are two very different books. The following is an excerpt from the macarthur new testament commentary on revelation 3. And he shall take away all the fat thereof, as the fat of the lamb is taken away from the sacrifice of the peace offerings. Yet the bible paints somewhat of a different picture of this ledger, its origin and its contents. The obvious reference is to the lord jesus as the lamb of god who takes. Revelation 21 niv a new heaven and a new earth then i bible. The book of life also called the lambs book of life is a record containing the names of those who have overcome sin through accepting jesus as christ having a spiritual rebirth.
Like other servants of god, moses understood that his name was already written in the book of life exodus 32. But nothing unclean will ever enter it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or false, but only those who are written in the lambs book of life. By looking at scriptures that talk about them individually we can conclude that they are different. John heralded him as the lamb of god which taketh away the sin of the world. Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, but only those whose names are written in the lambs book of life. Cooper has prepared the following explanation, giving the difference between the book of life and the lamb s book of life. With a account you will be able to save items to read and study later. This clearly shows that the sevensealed book contains prophecies of all the. Furthermore, the passages that indicate one can be blotted out of the book of life do not stipulate that they were saved or unsaved. And i saw the dead, small and great, standing before god, and books of mens works were opened.
Lambs book of life in the bible king james version. In this case, those whose names are written in the book of life have had their names there before the world was created. Can your name be blotted out of the lambs book of life. And those who dwell on the earth, whose name has not been written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, will wonder when they see the beast, that he was and is not and will come. In essence, the book of life serves as a testament to those saved who will enjoy eternity with the lord. Seven of the references appear in the book of revelation. Biblical praying and praise to god through the lord jesus christ fills the. All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beastall whose names have not been written in the lambs book of life. There are no bible passages suggesting that the tree of life is the same thing as the lambs book of life.
They are partially correct when they interpret the title of the book to mean the book of eternal. Jul 10, 2012 several pundits use the same book position to argue that there is no eternal salvation since names are blotted out of the book of life. Book of the living versus book of life bible study tools. Every person who enters the new heavens, new earth, and new city of god will be those whose names. There we read, but nothing unclean will ever enter it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or false, but only those who are written in the lamb s book of life.
And if your name is in this book, that means you have repented of your sins and accepted jesus christ as your personal savior and you are spiritually born again from above. The seven sealed book and the lion who was also a lamb. The lambs book of life then i saw a great white throne and him who sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. If you want to learn more about this important book if you want. In revelation it talks about the lambs book of life that will be opened on the day of judgement. The reason i ask is that since god knows everything the past, the present, and the future have the names of the chosen ones been entered into the lambs book of life.
Taking these as two different books when their titles are so similar. Whether scripture is talking about keeping your name in the one book of life or having it transferred from the book of life to the lambs book of life, the point. Is it possible for a persons name to be erased from the book of life. Without carefully studying the scriptures most are duped into this belief. Book of life what heaven will be like benefits of heaven imperfection, and gods purposes citizens, heavenly gods intolerance of evil lamb of god and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the lamb s book of life. The lambs book of life is different from the book of life and only has those who will be saved, but the names are unsaved in the lambs book of life until they become born again as well. The book of revelation tells us that jesus received a book that john calls the lambs book of life. Are the names of the chosen already written in the lambs. May your name be inscribed in the book of life is the most common greeting. Are we saved as long as our name is written in the book. Bible verses related to lambs book of life from the king james version kjv by relevance sort by book order revelation. There are eight references in new testament to the book of life, and two of them refer specifically to the book of life that belongs to the lamb, jesus christ.
If so, is it possible that many of those around us are already doomed. Is it possible for a persons name to be erased from the book. Looking at the lives of both martin luther king jr. All who dwell on the earth will worship him, whose names have not been written in the book of life of the lamb slain from the foundation of the world. Sep 9, 2015 gives a nice explanation regarding the books. Jesus said that abraham, isaac, jacob and the prophets will be in the kingdom of god. The book of life contains the names of those who have been spiritually converted and who have dedicated their lives to the service of god. Bible q are the tree of life and the lambs book of life. Jack kelly feels that there are two books but only the bride is in the lamb s book of life therefore only the bride will have access to new jerusalem due to revelation 21. Nov 24, 2007 the book of life and the lamb s book of life are two different books the book of life is a book recording the names of all who ever lived. Is there a difference between the lambs book of life and the. If anyones name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. Bible verses about lambs book of life king james bible. He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments.
In the lambs agenda samuel rodriguez offers a blueprint for christian rejuvenation, a prophetic call to orient our lives at the nexus of the cross. The tree of life is a divine source of eternal life and the lambs book of life is a record of those who will be given eternal life. After this i looked and a vast host appeared which no one could count, gathered out of every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages. The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up out of the abyss and go to destruction. In the lambs agenda, samuel rodriguez seeks to present what he has described as a comprehensive worldview where john 3. Jun 28, 2011 bible study tools bible questions and answers how can we be written in the book of life. Oct, 2016 question 1, is the book of life mentioned in the old testament, the same book as the lambs book of life mentioned in the new testament. Mar 30, 2004 one of the most misunderstood facts taught in the church today concerns when was our name written in the lamb s book of life. World english bible there will in no way enter into it anything profane, or one who causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the lamb s book of life.
The only explanation for why a hell deserving sinner has hisher name written down in the lamb s book of life before the foundation of the world is because god is gracious and merciful and wishes. The following is an excerpt from the macarthur new testament commentary on revelation 21. He wrote, may they the wicked be blotted out of the book of life and not be listed with the righteous. In other words, the book of life is the names of the redeemedthose who will live with god forever in heaven. True, the bible uses the metaphor of having the names of all the righteous written in a book actually, the greek word means scroll which is kept in heaven. And if anyones name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. The book of life, in this context, is the set of names of those who will live with god forever in heaven. Besides the holy scriptures, this is by far the most important book. The lamb s book of life records the names of those who have placed their trust in the lord jesus christ. Book of life vs lambs book of life baptist christian forums. Most churches teach that our name goes into the lamb s book of life when we accept christ as our lord and savior.
Bible verses about before the foundation of the world. Another book, the lambs book of life contains the name of every individual who is born again, and only those who are born again rev. Then moses returned to the lord, and said, alas, this people has committed a great sin, and they have made a god of gold for themselves. Aug 12, 2008 the ultimate bible story dvd collection. The phrase book of life appears eight times in the new king james version of the bible, and seven of those are in the book of revelation. On several occasions in scripture we come across reference to something called the book of life or the lambs book of life. And i saw the dead, small and great, stand before god. The book of life is the book in which appears the name of every person who is born. Yes, god has already written the names of those who will saved into the lambs book of life. Book of the living versus book of life commentary using a testimony of jesus christ. In the new testament, and some verses in the old testament, we run into something.1638 682 1311 1308 91 1403 550 898 1532 1196 1354 65 1232 1433 289 865 226 1457 355 116 911 965 408 956 279 1432 590 799 153 639 376 1437 1277 903 761 398 428 794 396