The Way

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.”

2013-11-29 - The Way (IMG_2888)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.

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The Hills Before You Shall Break Forth Into Singing

Isaiah 55:10-12 – For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, 11 so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it. 12 “For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

2013-11-20 - The Hills Before You Shall Break Forth Into Singing (IMG_2886)Autumn colors along Auxier Ridge looking out to Courthouse Rock. Red River Gorge, Slade, Kentucky.

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© Todd D. Nystrom and Todd the Hiker, 2013.