“Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:”
The kind of life that we are living now is the only answer to this question, it can’t be answered verbally. I may say I’m on the narrow path while my life will prove me wrong. This is the record that is given of the bad way of sin, and the good way of holiness. There are but two ways, right and wrong, good and evil; the way to heaven, and the way to hell; in the one of which we are all of us walking: no middle place hereafter, no middle way now: the distinction of the children of men into saints and sinners, godly and ungodly, will swallow up all to eternity.
Our Lord Jesus first beckons us to enter the straight gate and then went on and gave us the reasons why we should enter therein;
That there is another gate which is widely open for all kinds of sinful act, lust and desires. Here, you live in the abundance of liberty of the world, walk according to your heart, will and sight. Satan and His demons are the shepherds of this gate. They cordially invite men and usher them into Hell. Yes, many are already there, and many too are on their way. But which way am I? Well, my life will tell. Because many had forsaken the high way of holiness, which is purity inside-out, and says that once they’ve accepted Christ, it doesn’t matter how they live their life or adorn themselves, they will still make it to that sinless country, therefore, they are lured, either ignorantly or willingly into the path of destruction. Though they’ve accepted Christ, thus, to be in straight gate, yet they’re on the broad way.
The fact is, beloved, the straight gate, where Jesus is the shepherd, cannot and can never allow anything worldly into that way. It’s either you are with the multitude or the few. It’s either you’re on the path to hell or heaven. It’s either you’re gathering with Jesus or Satan. It’s either you’re with the world or with the word. There’s absolutely no middle way. Even if you are 90percent Jesus and 10percent devil, you are still on the way to destruction. God’s standard is set; the high way of holiness, righteousness and truthful living. He can’t lower His standards for any reasons. If you can lower yours, then that’s to the detriment of your own soul.
PRAYER: Help me Lord Jesus to enter the straight gate in your name.
GOD BLESS YOU