More Than Words (Matthew 7:13-29)

Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. (Matthew 7:13–14 ESV)

Jesus ends his sermon with a call to enter by the narrow gate. The reason for this call is because it is easy to miss the way that leads to life. What Jesus says in verses 13-14 is so contrary to what people want religion to be. Our world says that the road is wide that leads to life. In fact, they say there are many roads that lead to life. But it is difficult to be on the road that leads to destruction. But please consider Jesus’ own words. There are only two paths…

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