"Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." Mathew 7:14
IN JESUS TODAY!
Friends, following the crowd is not the way that leads to life! The crowd always walks the broad path where many can fit on it and where there is little or no resistance, in fact this broad path becomes a vacuum that sucks the unaware and uninformed in and blinds them to the truth. The saying, "Everyone is doing it" is the greatest indicator that the blinders of the crowd have been activated! The way unto life eternal is narrow, this is life with Jesus that we are talking about, and life with Jesus is a life that is mostly unpopular and not, "Everyone is doing it" Jesus is the narrow way and the way of truth! Many that deny Jesus fight and resist this path of following him, because it is narrow, uneasy, and requires effort that makes them uncomfortable. Like Fats Food, Easy is the way of the crowd, many are on it and receive support from each other, encouraging them to, as they say, "Stay Down." As a former Corrections Officer I recall this saying where inmates tell each other when their friend is about to be released back into the world. Not wanting that another would make it in life they choose to encourage their friend to stay with them and follow their way! The crowd has a way, it is popular, it seems right, and they will all say, "Everyone is doing it" but what they don't tell you is that it leads to eternal separation from God and destruction of the soul. Their constant plea for another to join them is based upon selfish pleasure, with laughter, and their type of fun. This way of the crowd is based upon a lie, it is deceitful, concealing the consequences, and dangerous to the person that chooses this way. The crowd paints it as the only right way when it is the wrong way and will cost many their life.
Strait is the gate, and narrow is the path, and few there be that find it, that's right few, as in not many, as in not popular, as in not easy! Yet Jesus is calling, he is calling everyone in hopes that some will come and follow his way and live with him in heaven for eternity! Don't follow the crowd, follow Jesus!