Which road will you walk?

June 23, 2011

“My sad life’s dilapidated, a falling down barn; build me up again by your Word. Barricade the road that goes Nowhere; grace me with your clear revelation.” Psalm 119:28-29 The Message

Nowhere or Somewhere? Jesus opens His hands and invites you walk down the road called The Way … The Truth … and the Life. He gives you a clear image of what life is with Him. It is a way paved with grace .. grace lit during dark moments .. and grace filling when your life runs dry. Why do we (you?) time and time again find ourselves (yourself?) thinking that we can find our way through Nowhere? It always leads to misery and hopelessness. And where do we find God? He’s right there in the middle of the road called Nowhere reaching out His nail-scarred hands to rescue you. There isn’t a word of condemnation in his voice. His road signs say: This way: Forgiveness … This truth: Accepted … This life: Loved.  Are you leaving road signs for others to follow? Maybe you did in the past and you wonder if it really mattered to anyone. You may never know until that Day. All you can do is post those same signs that gave you life. God has never wasted or ignored any signpost that pointed in His direction. I choose the true road to Somewhere: You may know that road called Calvary .. or another road called Risen .. or another road called Grace. If you haven’t walked down that road recently .. don’t waste another step going Nowhere. Imagine what Jesus can do with a falling down barn when He moves inside and begins to restore and renew your original design. There’s no need to try and fix yourself first. After all … He does have carpenter blood in his family. One road exhausts .. One road exalts. Which road will you walk today? It only takes a moment

“I choose the true road to Somewhere, I post your road signs at every curve and corner.” Psalm 119:30 The Message

Ken Chester: Grace-Gripped is sent M-F to Somewhere-Walking Followers of Jesus and friends of Priority One (ken@priorityone.org)

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About Ken Chester

I love seeing Christ become alive and real in someone's life. It is amazing what happens when Jesus moves in and starts to renovate a life. When I'm not riding my road bike, I am usually walking our corgi named Trinity (she came that way) and corgi-lab named Lowrider. Carolyn and I are transforming our backyard. And a book is on the way. ...Stay tuned ... Ken
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