How to Enter the Kingdom of Heaven
By Wu Hui “Liang Chao, it’s almost midnight. You came back so late. You were drinking again,” Li Lan blamed her son. “On my way home from work, I bumped into several old classmates. They invited me to eat out with them. It was not polite to refuse, so I..
By Xuesong The Cross was an instrument of capital punishment. Since the sinless Lord Jesus was nailed to the cross as a sin offering for mankind, the cross has symbolized the redemption of the Lord Jesus. As long as believers in the Lord repent and confess their sins to the..
By Sheila, Kenya Planting the Seed of the Kingdom of Heaven Dream I was born into a Catholic family, and from the time I was little, my grandmother taught me how to pray and how to observe Catholic rituals. When I was 15, I started to take on the doctrines..
By Wang Zhen It is said in the Bible, “For with the heart man believes to righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made to salvation” (Romans 10:10). Many of us therefore believe that by believing in the Lord Jesus, we are already saved and once saved always saved, so..
At midnight, there was a bright moon and its velvety light shone through the window into Chen Yuemei’s bedroom. She was tossing and turning in bed and unable to fall asleep. Thinking of today her mother-in-law giving her brother-in-law more than his share of the money from selling the land,..
By Cindy, United states I believe that all followers of God want to attain salvation and enter into God’s kingdom so that they may enjoy the blessings of the heavenly kingdom. But how can we actually do that? There are probably quite a few brothers and sisters who would respond,..
By Zhang Rui Can we enter the kingdom of heaven if our sins are forgiven? Sin, as a Christian, is something I couldn’t be more familiar with. It hovers around me every day, it’s always close, and I can’t get rid of it! The constant cycle of sinning and confessing..
By Aixi, Malaysia When I was 12, I began believing in the Lord Jesus and became a Christian. After I began believing, I actively and persistently participated in Sunday worship and Bible study groups. At Bible study meetings, we often discussed 2 Timothy 4:7–8, “I have fought a good fight,..
By Saverio, Italy Some Christians think that as long as they accept the salvation of the Lord Jesus’ crucifixion, acknowledge Him with their mouths and believe in Him in their hearts, then they are already saved and can enter the kingdom of heaven. Plus, there’s a Biblical basis for it,..
Matthew 7:13-14: “Enter you in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because narrow is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads to life, and few there be that..