Choose the Narrow Path

Mon, Aug 31, 2020

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Have you ever gone hiking? If you’ve been in the military like many of us, you’ve gone on many fun and exciting hikes. Hm!

Seemingly, the best way to hike is to find the smoothest, widest, path…one that was made or repaved recently. Ah yes! Easy, wide, smooth. My self-centered nature prefers that path which gives me what ‘I want’!

If you have been a lover and follower of Christ for a certain period of time, His Spirit will lead you to a life changing option. Some call it a Turning Point. 

He will invite or summon you to take the road less traveled. He will say to you something like, “Turn. Come this way. Follow Me over here.” When I was 30, He brought me to this brokenness. I had been leaning my ladder against the wrong wall of success.

The path to worldly delights and applause is well lit and extremely attractive. Enticing!

Like me, many of you have been on this destructive path. Its Pain: Too deep to describe.

Jesus rescues His truly beloved, His Own Children. The Good Shepherd goes after His sheep.

Let’s pray He would pull us toward the good path.

“This says the Lord: “Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way isand walk in it, and find rest for your souls.”  (Jeremiah 6:16a.b.c. ESV)

Jesus said, “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.”  (Matthew 7:13-14 ESV)

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