Yeshua vs. Caesar

As a new believer, I remember reading Romans 10: 9-10 for the first time. At first glance, it seemed a bit weak compared to the other passages in the New Testament that call for total commitment…

…that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Yeshua and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart, one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth, confession is made unto salvation. (Romans 10: 9-10)

That is it? Just confess with your mouth? This interpretation didn’t line up with the radical living that I saw in the book of