Matthew 7:14 But the gateway to life is very narrow and the road is difficult, and only a few ever find it. One can take the popular narrative that there is no place called hell but rather avoid it than to discover late that hell actually exist.
If you are destined for heaven and heaven is your home at last, you cannot lose it.When you are going astray, God will use anything to stop you in order not to lose heaven. Numbers 22:32 “Why did you beat your donkey those three times?” the angel of the LORD demanded. “Look, I have come to block your way because you are stubbornly resisting me.
God’s desire is for everybody to be saved. John 3:17 God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him.
citizenship – conduct as a citizen; “award for good citizenship” For one to be a citizen of a country, there is qualifying criteria. All those who run the race, have hopes of finishing. One only hope that they all trained enough for the race. They all have prospect of finishing the race but along the way some will drop out not that they did not want to win but the ask was too much for them.
Luke 13:24 “Work hard to enter the narrow door to God’s Kingdom, for many will try to enter but will fail. As much as you want to accommodate everybody, there are those who will be kicked out of the system.
Philippians 3:18-20 For I have told you often before, and I say it again with tears in my eyes, that there are many whose conduct shows they are really enemies of the cross of Christ. They are headed for destruction. Their god is their appetite, they brag about shameful things, and they think only about this life here on earth. But we are citizens of heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives. And we are eagerly waiting for him to return as our Savior.
2 Corinthians 12:2-4 I was caught up to the third heaven fourteen years ago. Whether I was in my body or out of my body, I don’t know-only God knows. Yes, only God knows whether I was in my body or outside my body. But I do know that I was caught up to paradise and heard things so astounding that they cannot be expressed in words, things no human is allowed to tell.
I pray that he find me worthy to occupy a space in the third heaven. It will be disappointing if you are not allowed there because of the life you leave now. John 14:2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?
I pray that we make it there. He has prepared a room for you.
In higher places there are requirements to enter so is heaven. 2 Timothy 2:5 And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.
We are very good in understanding worldly things and we do our best to fit in. John 3:5 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit.
The Spirit will teach you the ways of God and guides you into all truth.
Philippians 3:20 But we are citizens of heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives. And we are eagerly waiting for him to return as our Savior. I’m gonna be home someday, where no eye has seen.1 Corinthians 2:9 However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”—the things God has prepared for those who love him.
John 14:2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?