So what’s our part of John 3:16? What’s the condition of eternal life?
John 3:16 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
We must believe. God’s love is evident throughout the Holy Bible, but it is not unconditional. Salvation requires something on our part.
Jesus tells us in Matthew 22:14 KJV For many are called, but few are chosen.
What part do we have then? It is not us that calls, but God. It is not us to choose, but God’s. The answer is found in Revelation. Revelation 17:14 KJV says, …they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
It is God’s to call and to choose. It is our part to believe and be faithful.