John 14:5-6 – 5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
Fallen leaves pave the way along a pathway shrouded in autumn colors. Tunnel Ridge Road, Red River Gorge, Slade, Kentucky.
When you are hiking it is important to have a good map so you can find your way and avoid getting lost. Having a destination and well planned route, and knowing that you are on the right path is a great comfort when you are out in the wilderness.
In the wilderness that is life it is also important to have a good map. God has provided us with that map, the Bible, which tells us not only our destination, but the route to get there, as well. As Christians we take comfort knowing that our destination is eternal life with our Father in heaven. And, in today’s passage Jesus tells us that he is the only route, “the way,” to get to that destination.
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© Todd D. Nystrom and Todd the Hiker, 2013.