Jesus isn't only interested in handing out "free tickets to heaven" even though many people view their relationship with Christ as just that. They want to pray a prayer, get their ticket and go on to live their own way. Jesus is calling us to a life of full commitment to Him, not a diluted version of faith.
Jesus said prayer was important. It’s actually an essential part of our relationship with God. Read what Jesus said to His disciples in Matthew 26:40. And He came unto the disciples and found them asleep, [...]
Jesus delivered HIs longest sermon called "The Sermon on the Mount," and He began by identifying eight types of blessed people. Matthew 5:3-11 The Poor In Spirit: Empty of Self; Full of God The first [...]