Matthew 7:13-14 “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.
But prior to the entrance gate, there are roads leading to it and blessed are those who find the gate that leads to life.
But there are two kinds of sheep leading to the road of destruction.
The other one chooses to go astray.
2 Peter 2:15 They have forsaken the right way and gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
And the other one is really lost - the very reason why Jesus Christ was sent.
Matthew 15:24 But He answered and said, “I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
Matthew 18:13 And if he should find it, assuredly, I say to you, he rejoices more over that sheep than over the ninety-nine that did not go astray.
For those who have forsaken the right way & gone astray? The road leading to the narrow gate of life is still open.
Malachi 3:7 Yet from the days of your fathers You have gone away from My ordinances And have not kept them. Return to Me, and I will return to you,” Says the LORD of hosts. “ But you said, ‘In what way shall we return?’
Get closer to light from darkness and change your way from destruction to life.
John 3:18 “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Believing is the start of one's salvation.
Matthew 10:22 All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.
Romans 2:13 For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God's sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.