This is a key question. Did Christ do enough to save us?
We have to
1. Repent of our sins
2. Believe on the cross for the forgiveness of our sins
3. Follow Jesus
4. Obey Jesus's commands
5. Dwell in Gods word
6. Walk in the Spirit, in communion with God
Now you could add to this list or expand each item.
Some say Christ has done enough, and we need to do nothing but believe.
Jesus describes himself as the Shepherd.
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
We are called to follow, to follow the road that leads to life.
If you are following, it takes effort and you are doing actual work.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
A yoke is about being alongside another and taking their road and learning how to
All of the above implies Christ has laid the way to salvation, but we have to walk it
to follow, to put effort in, to choose, to make decisions and fight the good fight.
So it is hard to believe people who say they know scripture, yet claim they
need do nothing and Christ has done it all, it is just resting and reaping.
This is just heresy.