God's warnings and threats are ignored at one's peril ... IMO, they are easier to swallow, if not in bold. Matt 7:21-23 • Jesus only “knows” those who do Father God’s will; all others are practicing lawlessness. Matt 10:33 • Whoever denies Jesus before men He will also deny before His Father in heaven. Matt 13:18-23 • 2 people types (no root, unfruitful) come to eternal life, and then return to the lost state. Matt 18:21-35, Mark 11:25-26 • Forgive men’s sins against you, or God won’t forgive your sins against Him. Matt 25:44-46 • Those who do not help even one needy soul will go into everlasting punishment. Mark 8:35-36 • Whoever desires to save his (old) life, or gain the whole world, will lose his soul. Mark 9:43-48 • Get rid of whatever causes you to sin; it will cause you to be cast into hell fire. Mark 13:13 • But he who endures with his faith to the end (of his life) shall be saved eternally … … also see Matt 10:22, Matt 24:13, Col 1:22-23, 1 Tim 4:16, Heb 10:35-39, Rev 2:10. Luke 9:23-25 • Whoever does not deny himself for Jesus’ sake will be destroyed (eternal death). Luke 14:26-33 • Jesus warns prospective believers how difficult and costly it is to be His disciple … … will they have enough to finish this life of placing Him above all else, bearing their crosses, etc.? John 12:25 • He who loves his life in this world will lose it (eternal life) later. John 15:1-6 • Christians who do not bear fruit (are not abiding in Jesus) are thrown into the fire. John 17:3 • Eternal life is actually “knowing” Father God and Jesus Christ. Do you really know them? Rom 1:29-32 • Anyone practicing such sins is deserving of death due to God’s wrath on unrighteousness. Rom 2:5-11 • Wrath is coming to those who are unrighteously self-seeking and do not obey the truth. Rom 6:15-23 • Be a slave of God and to righteousness for holiness, resulting in holiness and eternal life. Rom 8:1-8 • Anyone who is carnally-minded (is living according to the flesh) will die spiritually. Rom 8:12-13 • We are not debtors to the flesh; if we live according to the flesh, we will die (eternal death). Rom 11:20-22 • Fear unbelief, that if you do not continue to have faith, you will be cut off like the OT Jews. 1 Cor 6:9-10 • Anyone practicing such sins is unrighteous, and will not inherit the kingdom of God. 1 Cor 15:2 • You are saved, if you hold fast to that word (the gospel) … unless you believed in vain. 2 Cor 7:10 • Godly sorrow over sin leads Christians to repent, which leads to salvation. 2 Cor 13:5 • Examine and test yourself to see if you are in the faith, unless you are disqualified. Gal 5:1-4 • Christians are warned: those who later have attempted to be justified by law, … have been estranged from Christ and have fallen from grace. Gal 5:19-21 • Anyone practicing such sins (the works of the flesh) will not inherit the kingdom of God. Gal 5:24 • Those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Gal 6:7-8 • Don't be deceived: sowing to the flesh reaps corruption, sowing to the Spirit reaps eternal life. Eph 5:3-6 • Believers practicing such sins will not inherit God’s kingdom, but will incur the wrath of God. Eph 5:25-27 • Jesus gave Himself for a glorious Church which will be sanctified, holy, without blemish. Phil 2:12-16 • Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, holding fast the word of life … … so that: (1) you may become blameless, and (2) Paul did not labor in vain concerning you. Phil 3:7-14 • Paul presses on to attaining the goal of gaining Christ, knowing Him, and being found in Him. Col 1:21-29 • Jesus’ desires (and Paul labors to warn and teach) to present “holy and blameless” and … “perfect in Christ Jesus” those who continue in faith, not moved away from the hope of the gospel. Col 3:5-6 • Believers practicing such sins beware: the wrath of God will come upon sons of disobedience. 1 Tim 4:1 • Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith. 1 Tim 5:11-15 • Some younger widows are condemned; they cast off their first faith and turned after Satan. 1 Tim 6:9-14 • Greed and love of money drowns men in destruction and perdition … … Instead, pursue godliness and lay hold on eternal life (and keep this command without blame). 1 Tim 6:17-19 • Commands for the rich (yes, Christians) to follow, so they may lay hold on eternal life. Titus 1:1-3 • Faith and knowledge of the truth lead to godliness, in the hope of eternal life. Heb 2:1-4 • Warning about drifting away: how shall we escape, if we drift and neglect so great a salvation? Heb 3:6 • We belong to Christ, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end. Heb 3:12-15 • Beware of an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God, being hardened … … through the deceitfulness of sin, for we are only partakers of Christ if we hold steadfast to the end. Heb 3:17-19 • The OT Jews who sinned (did not obey) could not enter into God’s rest (the Promised Land). Heb 4:1 • Let us fear lest any of us come short of entering God’s rest (God’s promise of salvation). Heb 4:11 • Be diligent to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall according to the OT example of disobedience. Heb 6:4-8 • Those enlightened and partakers of the Holy Spirit who fall away will be rejected and burned. Heb 10:26-27 • If we sin willfully after receiving knowledge of the truth, expect God’s fiery judgment. Heb 10:29-31 • The Lord will judge His people. “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay”, says the Lord. Heb 10:35-39 • Endure in the faith, and do not be like those who draw back to perdition. Heb 12:14-15 • Pursue holiness (w/o which no one will see the Lord) lest anyone falls short of God’s grace. Heb 12:15-17 • Many believers become defiled, and finding no place for repentance, are rejected. James 1:12-16 • Love the Lord, endure temptation to sin; do not be deceived, sin results in spiritual death. 1 Pet 1:8-9 • Believing, you will receive the end of your (enduring) faith—the salvation of your souls. 2 Pet 1:10-11 • Be diligent to make your call & election sure, so you won’t stumble, but gain the kingdom. 2 Pet 2:20-22 • If Christians are overcome by worldly sins, they are worse off than they were before … … knowing the way of righteousness, they turned from the holy commandment delivered to them. 1 John 1:9 • If we confess our sins, God will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 2:3-5 • We are sure that we “know” God and are “in” Him, if we keep His commandments. 1 John 2:24-25 • If God’s word does not abide in us, the Father and the Son will not abide in us … … nor we in Them, and we will not receive the promised eternal life. 1 John 3:15 • If you hate your brother, you’re like a murderer who has no eternal life abiding in him. Jude 1:20-21 • 3 things for Christians to do, while looking for God’s mercy unto eternal life. Rev 2:10 • Be faithful until death and Jesus will give you the crown of (eternal) life. See Mark 13:13 above. Rev 2:11 • He who overcomes shall not be hurt by the second death (eternal death). Rev 3:5 • He who overcomes will not have his name blotted out from the Book of Life. Rev 21:8 • Anyone practicing such sins will go into the lake of fire, which is the second death. Rev 21:27 • Anyone practicing such sins is not in the Book of Life, and will not enter the New Jerusalem. Rev 22:14 • Anyone who does not do God’s commandments does not have the right to the tree of life. Rev 22:15 • Anyone practicing such sins will be outside the gates of the New Jerusalem. .