When i was finding an answer to this quesion in christianity.stackexchange.com, i came across, this question but i felt a slap on my wrist :) Is righteousness a prerequisite for salvation? NO. But ...
I mean how many times have we said 'let me see' or 'let me try'. Or how many times have we felt like - I'm trying to be a Christian. Seems like trying is not good enough according to Luke 13:24: ...