The result of a life full of love for self is a life of “restless wanderer… and when you work and toil it will no longer yield” Gen 4:12
You owe your brother an obligation and responsibility as critical as saving his life. “Your brother’s blood (life) is crying out to me…” Gen 4:10. If you ignore it, it cries vengeance against you, but when you attend it, it cries favour, blessing, mercy, and crown of glory.
I do not intend to minister guilt to you. Far from it. I am a minister of grace, and the blood of Christ is sufficient to purge our conscience of every guilt. But it is noteworthy that you realize that the blood of souls for which you are accountable to God cries out to God daily. They cry, cry, and cry, but your response to God as a result of your selfish lifestyle of negligence and nonchalant attitude is like “Am I my brother’s Keeper?”
You have come to Jesus–the one who brought the new agreement from God to his people. You have come to the sprinkled blood that tells us about better things than the blood of Abel.
The blood of Abel [your brother] cries judgment and vengeance, the blood of Christ cries mercy and blessing. The spirit of Christ is the spirit of love. And Christ being the mediator of the new covenant, speaks forth for us before God when we live in obedience to him.
“This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the Day of Judgment: In this world we are like Jesus.” 1 john 4:17
We are now the saving agent of Christ in this world. We carry the mandate of reconciling the world back to God through Love, which is God himself, and we are as such accountable to God. Love is the only virtue that can win the world over and conquer the sting of sin and diffuse the cloud of darkness in people’s life
The Confidence we will have on the judgment day is how LOVE has influenced our decisions and actions in being an effective soul winner.