The pilot of the company aircraft had been flying the corporate executives from one city to another on a whirlwind tour. After they landed, the plane serviced and their meeting over, they would leave.
One day he decided he would have a little fun with his passengers and made the following announcement: “Gentlemen, there’s no cause for alarm, but I feel that you should know that we’ve been flying without a radio, compass, radar or navigational beam for the last hour. I’m not sure where we are heading, but we are making great time.” They all gasped.
Jesus once said that the only way to enter into God’s Kingdom is through a narrow gate. He did not say that it is impossible to enter the Kingdom, but that there was only one way. Many believe that they can find God without following His specific directions. They design their own plan to suit their own interests. It is like traveling with no map or compass, no GPS or road signs. What they do seems right to them but it is not - even though they enjoy it and make “great time.”
The “narrow gate” is believing in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, Who died for our sins and can save us.
Prayer: Thank You, Father, for providing the way, the truth and life eternal through Your Son, our Savior. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Scripture for Today: Matthew 7:13-14 “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.