God is the creator of all…but only the father to some. Check out Matthew 7:21-23 and you’ll see what I mean.
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’
A few years ago, before I read that particular passage I used to think that if a person accepted Christ as their personal Savior then boom—they’d get into Heaven. Never mind if they lived a terrible life after that, because Christ was the key.
Then I read that passage—Jesus’ words, direct from Him to His disciples, and I couldn’t have been more wrong. Continue reading