What is your list of activities and accomplishments that qualify you for heaven?
Are you working hard at it?
Jesus says: Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22. 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 perform many miracles?' 23. Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!' Matthew 7:21-23
Jesus is warning us that many people – men especially – are going to stand before the Lord with their list of things they’ve done. In mid-sentence Jesus will interrupt them with: 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!' "You did all those things because they made you feel good, look good or they satisfied your checklist religion. But you never took the time to actually get to know Me."
Christian businessmen are now on the Endangered Species List!
Do you know Him? And much more importantly, does He know you?