Saturday, November 3, 2012


According to Wikipedia, G.P.S. stands for "Global Positioning System," and it states that it is a satellite navigation system, maintained by the United States government, which provides location and time information to anyone having a G.P.S. receiver.  Basically, the receiver tells one's location using triangulation from the signals of multiple satellites placed in geosynchronous orbits, or orbits which are synchronized with the rotation of Earth.  The G.P.S. system is extremely useful in travel, in that it not only tells you where you are, it can be used to guide you to your chosen destination.

Like the man-made G.P.S. navigational system for Earth, there is a God-made G.P.S. "navigational system" for a lost person to use to find where he is currently "located" (lost), where he is currently headed (hell), and the route he needs to take to arrive at his desired destination (heaven).  Let's call it "God's Perfect Scripture," or "God's Perfect Savior" (after all, Jesus is the Word - Jn. 1:1/14; 1 Jn. 1:1; Rev. 19:13). 

The Bible repeatedly tells us that, without Christ, man is lost and on the roads to destruction (Mt. 10:6; 18:11; Jn. 17:12; etc.).  Notice what Paul had to say about the difference between the "ways" and "The Way of Peace" (Rom. 3:9-17).  Jesus is the Prince of Peace (Isa. 9:6; see also Acts. 3:15; 5:31; Rev. 1:5). 

The world is inundated by thousands of religions, all of which lead to destruction.  But, God's "G.P.S," Jesus, speaking of Himself, said, "For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost" (Lk. 19:10).  He stated very clearly that He was "The Way," and that "no man cometh unto the Father (Who dwells in heaven - Mt. 6:9) but by Me" (Jn. 14:6).  Our faith in Him causes us to become the adopted children of God (Rom. 8:15; Gal. 4:5)!

Yes, the Bible, the Scripture, the Word of God, tells us that when a man "comes to his senses," he turns (repents), and believing his father will provide what he needs (save him), he humbly "goes home to his Father" (Lk. 15:11-24).  And like the father in the parable, God rejoices!

According to God's G.P.S., where are you? 



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