The experience of salvation is not just a good, important and advisable experience, rather it is vital, for it determines our destiny for being in heaven or in hell.
Jesus said this to us....
"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.
“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing." John 15 :4-5 (NKJV)
thus, He alone is our cause for blessedness and we are fruitless without Him.
For those who are away from the Lord, this is what the Lord tells us through Prophet Haggai ....
"Then Haggai answered and said, “‘So is this people, and so is this nation before Me,’ says the Lord, ‘and so is every work of their hands; and what they offer there is unclean." Haggai 2:14 (NKJV)
That's true, 'without Christ we are a failure at all times.'
However the very moment of our salvation begins a new chapter in our life, for Christ has rightly said....
" Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. " 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV)
This is what the Lord said through Prophet Haggai :
"Consider now from this day forward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, from the day that the foundation of the Lord’s temple was laid—consider it: Is the seed still in the barn? As yet the vine, the fig tree, the pomegranate, and the olive tree have not yielded fruit. But from this day I will bless you.’” ' Haggai 2 :18-19 (NKJV).
There is no greater joy than to be in the Lord's presence, for this is the final destiny of man at all times.
May we all avail the blessed privilege of knowing the Lord and accepting Him as our personal Savior, for then will start our blessed time until eternity.