Jesus desires a heart that has been prepared to receive the rain. He desires healthy hearts that soak up the Water of His Word.
With Jesus there is only one way. You either accept the narrow truth that He is the only way, or you do not. There is no in-between, no compromise, no concession on Jesus’ statements.
Religions tell followers how to change themselves. Religion tries to gain God’s approval by what we do. Christianity is a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. It is through His finished work, not ours.
Many times, in life we go through the motions of Christianity, but do we really know Jesus? Intimately?