Think about the last trip you took? Was it by air or land or sea? Were you more focused on the journey or the destination? Why?
Usually when we travel we have somewhere to go and getting there is what it’s all about. However, every now and then, we take a trip where it’s more about the journey; the experiences we have while traveling. What are the implications of this when you consider your journey of faith?
While our destination is of great importance, as followers of Christ we are sure of what it is. So until we get to the end, God wants us to journey with Him. How are you able to make journeying with God a focus of your everyday life?
Like any good traveler, you need to have directions with you to assure a safe arrival at your intended destination. These directions will allow you to freely journey toward your goal. The Bible is our source of direction. How comfortable are you reading God’s Word? How does Acts 4:13 encourage an “ordinary” person like you?
Acts 4:13 NIV
When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
Our ability to be with Jesus is found in the pages of scripture. Consider the four ways that the Bible is useful according to 2 Timothy 3:16-17.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
2 Timothy 3:16-17 NIV
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
Memorize this week:
Colossians 2:6 NIV
So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,
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