What motivates your life? Is it the banner of love from Jesus, or is it all about you, in whatever form that may take? The work of God will never be accomplished in our lives until we allow the Holy Spirit total, unconditional possession of our bodies. We must have faith to leave our pigpens and renounce each one, through the blood of Jesus, and claim God's banner of love over our lives.
O, beloved, this is not optional for any who would name the name of Jesus! If you refuse this work, how will you stand on the Day of Judgment? Holiness isn't optional. How will you answer those you claim to love and adore, who will go to hell simply because you were unwilling to die to your pride?