Jesus is the Way the Truth and the Life

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Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. — John 14:6 (NIV)

Put your trust in Me, and I will keep you safe. There is a deep, deep yearning in your heart for safety and security. You can mask these longings with activity for a time, but only for a time. These feelings actually serve a very good purpose. Properly used, they can point you to Me and My sufficiency.

I am the only One who can really, ultimately keep you safe.

Whenever you start to feel insecure — about anything — come to Me. Talk with Me about your fears and concerns; then affirm your trust in Me. Voicing your trust connects you with Me at a deep level. It also pushes back the darkness of deception. The evil one has been deceiving people ever since time began, since the Garden of Eden. Do not listen to his lies. Instead, put your trust in Me, for I am absolute Truth. As you come to know Me — the Truth — better and better, I make you increasingly free.

Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe. — Proverbs 29:25

The Lord God said to the woman, ‘What is this you have done?’ The woman said, ‘The serpent deceived me, and I ate.’ — Genesis 3:13

Jesus said to [Thomas], ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.’ — John 14:6 (NKJV)

And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. — John 8:32 (NKJV)

Excerpted with permission from Jesus Today by Sarah Young, copyright Thomas Nelson.

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Your Turn

What do you think about when you read “safety and security”? Take a moment to tell God that you trust Him over those areas and receive His peace. Leave a comment on our blog! We would love to hear from you! ~ Devotionals Daily

Sarah Young

Sarah Young's devotional writing is helping untold numbers of women and men in their quest for intimacy with Christ. Sarah has a degree in philosophy from Wellesley and holds graduate degrees in psychology/counseling from Tufts, Georgia State, and Covenant Seminary. Sarah and her husband have traveled widely, counseling and planting churches in Japan and Australia. They currently minister to Japanese people living in Perth, Australia.

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