The world and most professing Christians are not compatible with God and will not fit into the kingdom of God because they do not seek nor do the will of God. They seek their own ambitions and desires. Many believe that God will help them to achieve their selfish goals. Others have no use for God, they just want to go to heaven when they die. That is why many seek and go after a church that suits them, but they are only fooling themselves because there is only one way to have eternal life and that is to be reconciled with God. You need a new mindset, you need to be born again.
The person that is not born again is not compatible with God. Jesus said:”unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”John 3:3. And:”unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.” John 3:5.
How then can a person be born again? There is only One who can give you the New Life to be born again and that is Jesus Christ. If you believe in Him AND obey Him. If you believe in Jesus you have to follow after Him and obey Him. You have to REPENT, which means to turn, change direction, go the opposite way, turn from sin and going after your own desires and ambitions, go after Jesus, sin no more, obey Him and do what is pleasing to Him.
If you are not willing to turn your back on your old selfish sinful way of living and submit to Jesus, then salvation is not for you. Then you would be wasting your time being religious, reading your Bible and going to church. You will end up in hell in any case.
If you are serious about salvation you have to TURN, REPENT, turn to Jesus, commit to obey Him, His teachings and commands as also recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, stop sinning, be BAPTIZED IN WATER for the forgiveness of your sins. Be holy, seek Jesus in prayer, put your mind on Him and on obeying His words. He will baptize you in the HOLY SPIRIT. He will make you NEW, you will be BORN AGAIN of WATER and of the SPIRIT.
Most professing Christians are not born again. They are still sinners. They have worldly, selfish, sinful minds and they are incompatible with God. They do not see the kingdom of God and they cannot enter. They follow their own ways and go after their sinful desires.
Not all born again Christians follow and obey Jesus. Many of them turn from Jesus. Many have been deceived by false preachers and churches. They follow after the preachers and the churches. Most churches are just religious social clubs. They have their own teachings and beliefs, they do not follow nor obey Jesus and they have deceived many born again children of God to follow after them. They are leading people to hell.
Being BORN AGAIN makes you a Child of God, reveals to you the Kingdom of God and gives you the HOPE of eternal life, the HOPE of Inheriting the kingdom of God. It is not a guarantee of salvation. It gives you ACCESS to God through Jesus, through the Holy Spirit that He gives in those who are born again. The unbeliever and the world CANNOT receive the Holy Spirit and have no COMMUNION with God. Only those who have repented and been baptized in water can receive the Holy Spirit.
Those who are born again MUST follow the guidance of the Holy Spirit to be pleasing to God and bear fruit for His Kingdom. We have communion with God, through the Holy Spirit that Jesus gives in those who are born again. Once you are born again you must follow Jesus every day, through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, until the very end of your life on earth. If you don't you will end up in hell. Jesus said:”I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2“Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit... 4“Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. 5“I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.6“If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned.”John 15:1-7.
We must stay in communion with Jesus, through the Holy Spirit until the very end. The Holy Spirit will guide us into all truth. Those who are born again and who stray from Jesus, who turn back to their selfish sinful way of living will end up in hell, if they do not REPENT, turn back to Jesus and follow Him. Many are hoping for a death bed repentance. They think they can live their lives for the pleasures of sin and just quickly ask forgiveness before they die. They are foolish. God is not mocked nor cheated. As you sow, so shall you reap. If you live your life for the pleasures of sin you will reap corruption. The door will close on you and you will be left outside. Repent while you can.
Repent and be baptized, be born again. Follow Jesus with all your power. Live your life for Him until the end and you will have the hope of salvation and of inheriting the kingdom of heaven. Only those who endure until the end will win the prize of eternal life.
May Jesus bless you.