Book of Life: (Gr. biblos tēs zōēs) In biblical times, cities had a register of names for the citizens living there. (See Ps. 69:28; Isa. 4:3) God, figuratively speaking, has been writing names in the “book of life” “from the foundation of the world.” (Rev. 17:8)
ETERNAL LIFE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT: Men of faith who “walked with God,” such as Noah, Enoch, and Job
Let us begin with a brief overview of the book of like because there is little doubt that Abel, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Sarah, Rahab, Ruth, Esther, and other Old Testament people are written in the book of life.