If we want to bear fruit for the glory of God this year, i.e., lead people to Christ on a regular basis and see their lives transformed for all eternity, then we must let Christ clean out the fruitless religion and we must get on our knees and pray.
A clergyman dies and is waiting in line at the Pearly Gates. Ahead of him is a guy dressed in sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket, and jeans.
Saint Peter says to this guy, “Who are you, so that I may know whether to admit you into the Kingdom of Heaven?”
The guy replies,