1. Does John 3:16 refer to how we can obtain eternal salvattion? A. Yes. It deals with eternal salvation B. No, it has nothing to do with eternal salvation. 2. Since the tense of the verb "believeth" is present active meaning that it is an ongoing requiurement, does this mean that in order to be saved a Christian must continue in his faith? A. Yes. That's what it says. B. No. That's what is seems to say but that doesn't fit in with my own beliefs.