I found myself in Portland one day on the heels of a week of intensive training, expecting my employer to fly me (after a couple of days of rest) to “assignment next”. As it turned out, “assignment next” would not come for weeks . . . and in the meantime . . . I could not find an airline ticket on such sho

rt notice inexpensive enough to fit my rather limited . . . okay, nearly non-existent budget. Charlotte was home and might as well have been a million miles away . . . left to my own resources, I wasn’t getting there anytime soon.

A friend in Charlotte learned of my predicament and would have none of it . . . I was generously given a “pass” . . . it pays to have friends in the airline business! This one pass would get me all the way back to Charlotte.

God has done the same for you. From I Thessalonians 5:9 we read,

“For God has destined us not for wrath but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ”

This is David “JB” Miller reminding you that God knows you are on a journey, one with detours, speed bumps, delays, redirects, unexpected curves . . . all of which have left you far from His home, His destiny . . . for you (no, it’s not Charlotte, North Carolina!). His one pass will get you all the way to heaven . . . to Him . . . to life . . . eternal life. Now that sounds so much better than . . .

. . . destination elsewhere.



About the author : David "JB" Miller


David "JB" Miller is founder and author at LifeLetter Ministries. He and his wife Cheri make their home in beautiful Paradise Valley, Arizona and have six children and six grandchildren they absolutely adore.

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