Man is a sinner . . .
Unfortunately, even if we wanted to earn our place in heaven, we couldn't because man is a sinner. The Bible tells us:
". . . for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God," Romans 3:23
this rules out the possibility of us saving ourselves. The only way we could ever earn our way to heaven is if we could be completely PERFECT for our entire lives. The Bible tells us that:
"For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point
And I'm sure, if you are honest with yourself, you've sinned at least once in your life. It doesn't matter how large or how small the sin was. Sin IS sin, and sin will keep you our of heaven. But don't lose heart! Continue reading to see the brighter side - Remember that heaven is a free gift.