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Thankfully, our Lord and His Word hold nothing back. “In this world you will have tribulation,” “Marvel not that the world hates you,” “Consider it all joy when you encounter various trials,” “Exult in your tribulations…”
Dare we who try to influence people to come out of darkness to light do any less? Do we sometimes make conversion more appealing by, however well-intentionally, leaving out the tough stuff?
As I read the gospels it is evident the Lord Jesus always made it easier to say “no” to Him than to say “yes.”
A gospel presentation without repentance is not a gospel presentation. An “easy” invitation conflicts with scripture.