Many of us think that the way to Heaven is to be a "good person" and that if we work hard
enough, be good enough or do enough good deeds that God will let us in to heaven. That's what ever religion teaches! Is God's decision based on a GOOD/BAD scale? If our good outweighs the bad then were in? So in just a wink of an eye will He forget the sins we committed while on earth? There is only one truth.... What does the Bible say about getting into heaven?
“Enter by the
narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to
destruction, and those who enter by it are many.
For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to
life, and those who find it are few." Matthew
And when He had gone out into the way, one came running up and
kneeled to Him, and asked Him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit
eternal life? And Jesus said to him,
do you call Me good? No one is good except God alone."Mark 10:17-18
Jesus said to
him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father
except through me." John 14:6
Then in Romans
3:3 states it clearly: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
and Rom 7:7 What then shall we say? That the
law is sin? By no means! Yet if it had not been for the law, I would not
have known sin. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law
had not said, "You shall not covet."
(Psalms 19:7) The law
of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD
sure, making wise the simple.
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us
which are saved it is the power of God.
Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by
By sharing God's Ten Commandments with the lost
it enlightens and reminds them that they have a conscience, CON-is (with), SCIENCE- is (knowledge).