Jesus specifically warned, said: “No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the Kingdom of God” (Luke 9:62).
“Then said Jesus unto his disciples, ‘If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me’” (Matthew 16:24).
We follow Jesus not just yesterday, today or tomorrow but, forever!
“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever” (Hebrews 13:8).
Jesus Christ says: “Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life” (John 5:39–40).
“I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14:6).
“Whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is an enemy of God” (James 4:4).
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever” (1 John 2:15–17).
“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God” (Romans 12:2).
“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24).
“THERE is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit” (Romans 8:1).
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1).
“(For we walk by faith, not by sight)” (2 Corinthians 5:7): knowing that we are followers of Jesus Christ who “is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature, the Son of God, the faithful and true witness of God and that the trial of our faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ. Whom having not seen, we love; in whom, though we now see him not, yet believing, we rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory. Receiving the end of our faith, even the salvation of our souls” (1 Peter 1:7–9).
“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the light shall not be clear, nor dark: But it shall be one day which shall be known to the LORD, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light; in the summer and winter it will be” (Zechariah 14: 6–7, 8).
The Holy Scriptures says: “Forever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven” (Psalm 119:89). “It is he that buildeth his stories in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name” (Amos 9:6).
The word of God says: “Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live” (Proverbs 4:4).
“For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3).
Jesus Christ says: “It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life” (John 6:63).
“I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day” (John 12:46-48).
“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away” (Matthew 24:34–35).
“Forever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven” (Psalm 119:89).
“There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High. Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah” (Psalm 46:4, 87:3).
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God” (Revelation 2:7).
“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase. So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine” (Proverbs 3:5-10).
“Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off?” (Jeremiah 23:23).
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning” (James 1:17).
“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us” (1 John 1:5-10).