There are more lost to self-righteousness than to vice.
“Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads unto life, and few there be that find it.” Matthew 7:14
That wide path is full of the self righteous who perform many wonderful works in the Name of the Lord but He knows them not.
“21 Not every one that says unto Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he that does the will of My Father which is in Heaven.
22 Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your Name? and in Your Name have cast out devils? and in Your Name done many wonderful works?
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from Me, you that work iniquity.” Matthew 7:21-23
It is high time the church stops playing church, confess our own guilt and plead the Person and Work of Christ Jesus as the Sacrificial Lamb of God for forgiveness and deliverance from this pilgrim land. He stands at the door knocking. Those who have ears to hear, let them hear what the Spirit of the Lord is saying unto the churches. Return to your first Love…be determined to know nothing else among you save Jesus Christ and Him crucified.
-Donna Clark Warren