A person who’s “accepted” Jesus, made a decision for Jesus, prayed a prayer, and goes on to live in a sinful pattern of life with no fear of hell because they think they’re eternally secure is deluded.
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.
"Confession of sin shuts the mouth of hell and opens the gates of paradise." ((O that we would therefore, while we are on this side of the grave, make our peace with God! Tomorrow may be our dying day; let this be our repenting day.
Scripture Origin- Peter is known as the first pope of the Church. When Jesus handed Peter the "keys to the Church", this moment started the idea of Holy Orders and authority within the Catholic Church.