What’s the WiFi password? It’s often a teen’s first question upon entering a new or unfamiliar space. They want connection for access to social media, the internet, or even their homework. (Ok, not so much on the last one…) Being connected is vital to them. It should be for all of us.
In a world where everything is wireless, life feels free. However, as any teen understands, connection to a power source is imperative for the wireless link to function. If any part of the circuit is lost, so is optimal functioning. Anyone who has ever experienced slow or interrupted internet can attest to that frustration.
The same is true with our lives as Christians. God understood this and created Himself as our power source. He gave us the password to connect to Him. It’s Jesus. Through His redeeming work on the cross, we have eternal access to God for all we need in this life and the next.
Jesus explained it well:
Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. ~John 14:6
Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing. ~John 15:5
The obvious question then is, are we connected?[Read more…]