Source It’s true we are offered free forgiveness because of Jesus Christ, but don’t be confused or mislead: to be a true follower of Christ will cost you everything. If you see no change and no costs since following Jesus, you probably aren’t actually following him.
look what i found Our natural instincts drive us to try to be in control and handle life ourselves, but God’s word tells us a different reality and condemns are natural instincts. We have to make a choice as to what we depend on.
What did Jesus mean when he said, “You must be born again” and what do many Americans seem to think it means? There seems to be a big difference. This difference is a big problem for anyone thinking they’re “saved”, because a closer look at scripture shows being “born again” is not something you and I just say.