The Original GPS

“Jesus said to him, I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
John 14:6 

Have you used your GPS lately? Nowadays, we have a GPS in our cars, mounted to our bikes, or use a navigation app on our phone because we are prone to traveling down the wrong road, become easily lost, and need help finding our way. We enter the coordinates and trust they will lead us in the right direction.

When it comes to man’s need for guidance and instruction, I am reminded of when Jesus met with His disciples in the Upper Room. He delivered His message of prophecy that the time had come for the Son of Man to enter into His glory. Having followed Jesus throughout His public ministry, the disciples were a bit astonished to learn they could not follow Him now, but would follow Him later.  Simon Peter asked, “Lord, where are you going?” In John 14:4, Jesus says, “You know where I am going and how to get there.”

It amazes me that even having sat under the teachings of Jesus, they still questioned Him. As the Scriptures continue, we see that Thomas also displays his discontentment and asks, “We have no idea where you are going, so how can we know the way?” Remember when you asked that question? Well, it’s time to break out your GPS….God’s Plan of Salvation. Jesus replies in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” Jesus is the way that leads to our eternal home. His truth will set you free. He alone has the words of eternal life. All we need to do is have the faith to believe in Him. Romans 10:17 tells us, “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”

God’s Plan of Salvation works in all weather conditions, anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day. His coordinates are 100 percent accurate. There are no subscription fees or setup charges, because Jesus already paid the price. May we share the gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost and dying world, so they too can find their way home. Have you used your GPS lately?

Following Him,

Tom Moore, Jr.