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I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (5 of 5)
Series: Nobody Like Him
John 14:6 Jesus told him, ''I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.
The pilot of a military plane was forced to parachute into a jungle in Southeast Asia. When he landed, of course, he was totally lost and was wondering how he could find his way out of this jungle.
He was surrounded by the thick limbs of huge leaves; he was literally in a green sea of trees, bushes, and shrubbery.
A local man saw what had happened as it relates to the plane coming down and the parachute ejection. He hastens to the area where he saw the parachute landing; he had to slash through the tangled underbrush of limbs and branches; there were bunches of brushes and bushes. When the pilot saw the man, he cried out to him, ''Where is the road''? Where is the way out of this jungle?
The man shouted back, ''there is no road in this jungle!''
There is no road out!
But then he pulls out his machete, and said, I am the way out! Follow me!
He turned around and began to cut out a wider path that led them out of the jungle. The pilot trusted the man, who led him out of the jungle to a safe place!
Jesus is the way! Jesus is the path that you and I are invited to follow.
Jesus is the road that will lead us to the right destination. He is the way out of the jungle of life's junk. He is the path that one can walk that will lead them to the place of peace and a presence that is offered to all that are willing to follow.
Here again, we encounter another Christ I AM sayings, these sayings continue to teach us who Christ truly is. I think that these sayings can truly shape our faith and fellowship in Christ. These sayings are attributes of Christ deity. They are marks that affirm who Christ is even today.
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