Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at first by the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard, while God also bore witness by signs and wonders and various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to his will. – Hebrew 2:1-4
The easiest thing for a believer to do is to neglect. You simply need to do nothing.
It's passive. It's inactive. It happens automatically. It's convenient. It's easy. It's tempting. Worst of all: it happens.
We who have heard of the Gospel know that we are sinners needing to repent. If we refuse to repent and continue living in our sin, we are neglecting the very grace that God has offered to us.
Neglect is actively rejecting God. Unless we desire to draw closer to God, we are neglecting.
Let this be a warning to all believers who have grown comfortable with their faith (myself included).
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