Are you a member of a local congregation of believers? How are you treating the pastors there? According to what the scriptures say, is your pastor a man of God? Or is he someone who is compromising the truth in order to make financial gain?
Hebrews 10:31 - It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. -- Are you holding fast to Christ to the end?
Hebrews 3:13 - But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called "today," that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
Galatians 5:7 You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? 8 This persuasion is not from him who calls you.
Proverbs 9:12 - If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
Steve Lawson encourages pastors to preach from the book of 1 John in order to awake a dead church.
The Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, - Galatians 1:3b-4
Revelation 3:21 says those who overcome, and conquer will receive the Crown of Life. Are you overcoming against the temptation that the devils hurls at you? And through the power of Your Spirit We can overcome, we will overcome, we must overcome!
Remember what he did to Goliath, he not only hit him in the head but he took the sword and cut his head off to make sure he wasn't going to rise up. Radical!