He was up at the top of the ladder cleaning the gutters. The ladder slipped sideways then twisted to the right. Down he went, full speed. Two stories down is a long way to fall.
He lay there with a broken arm, bruised leg, muscle spasms in his back, and a severe ache in his head. Do you think he was wishing he had tied the ladder secure?
When you appear before the Holy Lord what will you be wishing you had done? Why not do it now?
And when you come up with all your excuses, will they amount to anything on that day?