Although God is gracious to offer us salvation, a choice to not accept that (and not follow Him) produces the results that we might expect
Sometimes, following God's will seems a little vague, but there are plenty of clear instructions and examples from Him in the Bible
It might not be fun to think of ourselves as a remnant, but God can do some amazing things with what the rest of the world considers to be scraps.
Jesus never asks us to do what He wasn't willing to do Himself, and His followers can testify that there's no other leader like Him.
If stopping our evil choices and repenting isn't enough to redeem us, what is?