This passage tells us that God has given us eternal life and this life is in His Son, Jesus Christ.
In other words, the way to possess eternal life is to possess God’s Son.
Nowhere does the Bible even hint that men can be saved without repentance and faith, but to the contrary, the Word always states these things are essential before a person can be saved.
The one and only Bible answer to the question, "What must I do to be saved?
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To help us create translated graphics, here is a document with the words from the graphics.This is the good news of the Bible, the message of the gospel.It’s the message of the gift of God’s own Son who became man (the God-man), lived a sinless life, died on the cross for our sin, and was raised from the grave proving both the fact He is God’s Son and the value of His death for us as our substitute.Before God, we all stand naked, helpless, and hopeless in ourselves.No amount of good living will get us to heaven or give us eternal life. God is not only perfect holiness (whose holy character we can never attain to on our own or by our works of righteousness) but He is also perfect love and full of grace and mercy.The question is, how can a person have the Son of God? The Bible declares “all have sinned and fall short of the glory (the perfect holiness) of God” (Rom. In other words, our sin separates us from God who is perfect holiness (righteousness and justice) and God must therefore judge sinful man.But God demonstrates his own love for us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. You are too just to tolerate evil; you are unable to condone wrongdoing.ONE: A man must repent and believe the gospel in order to be saved.No one was ever forgiven and made a child of God who did not willingly turn from sin to Christ.Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.Because of what Jesus Christ accomplished for us on the cross, the Bible states “He that has the Son has life.” We can receive the Son, Jesus Christ, as our Savior by personal faith, by trusting in the person of Christ and His death for our sins.