Jesus said, “No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God” (Luke 9:62). The prophet Elisha is an example of one who didn’t look back. Instead, he burned his farm equipment, slaughtered and ate his oxen, and devoted the rest of his life to serving God.
Jesus made it very clear that service and salvation can’t be separated. As Catherine Booth said,