The word means one who is (ἀπειθής distrustful, who refuses to be persuaded, is contumacious and expresses the opposite to faith in active exercise, who repudiates faith on its fiducial and practical side. It is not here spoken of as coming upon them, or as passing from them. John 3:15,16 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life…. 16 He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned. The last word of the Baptist, even in the Fourth Gospel, is a word of thunder, and he disappears from view when he has delivered this terrible condemnation on those who are wilfully, actively resisting that Son whom "the Father loves," and to whose hands he has "entrusted all things." “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life. Do you believe this?” New King James Version (NKJV) But now here is Bread that truly comes down out of heaven. Answer: Jesus clearly taught in John 3:16 that He will save anyone who believes in Him: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” This “whoever” includes you and every other person in … John 8:51 Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death. From oregomai; properly, desire, i.e., violent passion (justifiable) abhorrence); by implication punishment. John may be said here to have gone beyond the words of the Master in the previous discourse, and, moreover, it is in fiery earnestness that he speaks. The entrusting of the soul in utter moral surrender to the Son of God, is life - eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Romans 4:15 Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression. It's about establishing peace. Romans 2:8; Ephesians 4:31; Colossians 3:8; Revelation 19:15) is not the fierceness of passion, nor is it the expression of fixed hatred. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. To disobey, rebel, be disloyal, refuse conformity. All cruel suspicions of God vanish when the veil is lifted which sin and the corruption of the human heart have hung over the holiest of all. There is for him a present possession, which shall also remain. 9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship. Aramaic Bible in Plain English So that every person who believes in him shall not be lost, but shall have eternal life. 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. Whoever Calls on the Name of the Lord will be Saved By Rhodes Davis on February 11, 2014. John 12:47,48 And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world…. From apeithes; to disbelieve. The word, which occurs only here in the Gospels, is not the same as that at the beginning of the verse, and shows that the faith there intended is the subjection of the will to the Son, to whom the Father hath given all things (John 3:35). Refuse belief, prove false Pronoun self, used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively,.! 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