“So Pastor, do you think that people can just accept Jesus and then never change, and they are all right?” I think the question is uninformed. You can no more accept Jesus and never change than you can jump in the water and not get wet! Arguing over whether people have accepted Christ based on the things in their lives is to miss the point of God’s exchange program. He is slowly but surely living His life through us. Granted, not all of the fruits of righteousness will bud out at the same time, but they will most assuredly come.
Revelation to Transformation, 2011, WestBow Press, 18