Life is real and there are consequences for every decision that we make. The decision to follow Jesus or not to follow Jesus has consequences that will affect us now and in eternity.
How do we know if someone is truly repentant? We will see a serious commitment to turn from sin and a willingness to confess it. The person will also see sin as an abomination and abhor it.
Are you okay with following Jesus on foot? Wouldn’t there be better ways to follow Jesus than walking? Why not ride a mule or horse?
God the Father doesn’t want anyone to perish. He has provided for our salvation by sending His Son Jesus to earth to be the sacrifice for our sins. The life, death, and resurrection of Jesus makes it possible for us to be rescued from sin and Satan.
Voltaire, a famous French philosopher, was an atheist. He scorned the Bible. He once made a very bold statement: “One hundred years from today the Bible will be a forgotten book.” Voltaire died May 30th, 1778 and is perhaps forgotten or unknown by most people in the world. The Bible is still the most sold and the most recognized book in the world.
First . . . Second . . . Last, but not least, we need to place our total confidence and trust in God with a commitment to not take one step without Him.