Many folks refuse to accept Christ,because they think they are giving up more than they are gaining. While some people think that they can accept Christ and continue living the same way. But,when we accept Christ,as our Lord,and savior, we are never the same. We are born again,as John 3:3 says. We are transformed from darkness to light,as Colossians 1:13 says. And above all Psalms 34:8 says it best,” Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!
Once you taste God’s goodness the taste of the world is tasteless and despicable. Because ,we are not the same person anymore, as 2 Corinthians 5: 17-18 tells us,
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation…”
However,Ephesians 4:17-24 puts it this way:This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind, having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart; who, being past feeling, have given themselves over to lewdness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. But you have not so learned Christ, if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught by Him, as the truth is in Jesus: that you put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt according to the deceitful lusts, and be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness.
Once you accept Christ you belong to God.
1 Corinthians 6:15-20 tells us, “Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a harlot? Certainly not! Or do you not know that he who is joined to a harlot is one body with her? For “the two,” He says, “shall become one flesh.” But he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him. Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.
You cant walk with God,then fraternize,party,and sleep with the devil. As 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 says, Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said: “I will dwell in them And walk among them. I will be their God, And they shall be My people.” Therefore “Come out from among them And be separate, says the Lord. Do not touch what is unclean, And I will receive you.” “I will be a Father to you, And you shall be My sons and daughters, Says the Lord Almighty.”
I could go on and on,but to those who don’t know Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior, just go to the top of this blog,click unto the salvation page, and follow the instructions, then allow the Holy Spirit to teach, lead,and direct your path.