God is the truth, the way, and the life. Only those who gain the truth can truly gain eternal life.
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, And saying, Repent you: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.