It sounds like bragging when I say that, but I've no right to brag.
I've got no more right to brag about going to heaven
than a passenger on a sinking ship
has a right to brag if he happens to have been told the way to the
lifeboat. It isn't a matter of "being better,"
or even being "good enough," because none of us
Jesus is the only man ever good enough to go to heaven,
and He is the way,
The rest of us are sinful: we "owe" too great a debt
to ever pay off. As for our attempts to live
right and do good things, that's all well and good, but it
can never earn us the right to go.
Jesus paid the price we can not pay
when He was on the cross. It is
through Him, and Him alone, that we
can gain entrance into heaven.
Check out the following verses:
The Bible contains several other passages that
speak of going to heaven: