Membership in God's family is a gift from God, it is free and only through His grace. It is not a product of human effort. It depends however, on a person's response to the coming of Jesus, reject or receive him.
Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding is, let also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let run with endurance the race that is set before us. NASB
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
Love for God's Word produces a life of obedience, an obedience free from hesitation. God's people is always determined to obey God and not delay.
Psalm 112:5: Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice (NIV).
We must realize that in relation to entering God’s kingdom we are as helpless and dependent as children.