What a wonderful reminder!
Enter through the narrow gate, because the gate is wide and the way is spacious that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. But the gate is narrow and the way is difficult that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Matthew 7:13-14 (NET)
Yesterday’s sermon left me this “hunk of meat” to chew on. IT’S A HARD ROAD TO HELL. That is not the image I have always pictured. I’ve always pictured a carefree, do what you want to, be your own man sort of life. I didn’t dig deep enough.
Yesterday I visited a church where my nephew, Kent, was preaching. He credited this saying to his Uncle Havis. You see, Kent pointed out, if you stay on the road to hell, you have to ignore the God who loves you enough to let his Son die for you. You have to tread over the blood at the foot of the cross where Jesus died for you. You have to say no to the tug of your heart when the Holy Spirit invites you to turn your life to Jesus.
There are two spiritual forces, one for good, the other…
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