Behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest.
The words of Jesus as it is written in John 14:4 says, “And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know” was clearly not understood by Thomas whose response was this – “Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?” (John 14:5)
Jesus answered him in a very simple way, and one in which I could not help but attribute his tone to one that will forever ring out in eternity as being profoundly deep.
Jesus’ response implies that you and I are to look no further than Him. This is that statement, “I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14:6).
In that very moment, Thomas’ enquiring mind and his questioning tongue was silenced into a humble retreat of trust, reassurance and peace. The other disciples were comforted because God’s Son spoke these words in the affirmative. There was no doubt of who He was or rather, who He is!
He is the way! The only way! He is truth and no lie can be found in Him.
The marvellous truth uttered with such power and authority from the lips of the Son of God, brought more than enough comfort to assuage the sufferings of the tormented, enough wisdom to satisfy those who yearned for understanding, and enough power to set the great Christian movement in motion.
Are you looking for a way out of your difficulties and challenges and have not yet found one?
Have you been carrying the weight of the burden of yourself and others that have weakend you to the point of hopelessness and despair?
Have you become so discouraged with life that you just feel like giving in?
Are you at that place where the repeated onslaughts and attacks from the enemy have caused your faith to be almost gone?
Do you like Thomas need to know and understand the way that you should take?
My encouragement to you is look no further than the Cross and Christ who was crucified upon it over 2000 years ago to bring you hope for the future.
His final words “It is finished!” that He uttered on that dreadful says it all. His shed blood have already paid the way and have paved the way for you and everything that you are longing for.
So turn to Him as your point of surrender and let Him lead the way for you into victory, peace, your purpose and your destiny.
Lord we pray that you will favor us with your heavenly wisdom to know and understand truth which comes from your word. We ask that you go before us as the way, truth and life for hope and a brighter future. Lift up the fallen, strengthen the weak and feint hearted and restore faith in you once again where it has been lost, amen.