"....Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve." (Matthew 4:10)
" If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?" (Matthew 16:24-26)
* These two videos are a must-see for anyone, whether they be "saved" or "searching":
this has come to be known as "The Shocking Youth Message", by Paul Washer
the background of the shocking youth message