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John 5:25-26

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 25 Truly, truly, I say to you, 'The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear shall live. [Because of Adam, we all are dead to the life of God, Gen 2:17,3:24, having been cut off from the tree of life, until we hear the words he speaks to us, which are spirit and life-giving. John 6:63. This is not a one-time hearing; to pass from death to life is to have heard and obeyed those teachings and commands until you are restored to the spiritual image of God, in union with Christ and the Father, once again eating from the tree of life in paradise.]

 26 For as the Father has life in himself; so he has given to the Son to have life in himself;

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