A man in China wanted to make it back home in time for the Chinese New Year. He didn’t have any money, so he started off on his bicycle to make the long journey home. He couldn’t read a map, so he relied on directions someone gave him.
The man was stopped by police for being on a highway that was off-limits to bicycles. When they asked him where he was from and where he was going, they told him that he had travelled 310 miles in the wrong direction!
Kind police officers pooled their money and paid the man’s way home.
Sometimes we find ourselves far from our desired destination in life and headed in the wrong direction. God does whatever it takes to get our attention and send us in the right direction. And the best thing is this—He paid our way home through the sacrificial death of his Son Jesus!
“…But unless you repent, you too will all perish.”—Luke 13:5.