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People rarely think that going on holiday would put them in harm’s way . . . on a disastrous level . . . people like . . . Michael & Anne Harris. As a couple, they were living and working in Rio de Janeiro and chose to put in some vacation time in Paris. Their flight booking? Flight 447 on an Air France Airbus.
While the flight began normally, everything changed at the 3 hour mark. Super-cooled water entombed their plane in a layer of ice that first threw off instrument sensors . . . and secondly . . . converted a powerful sleek new aircraft into a giant boulder . . . that eventually crashed in the Atlantic Ocean . . . killing all 228 lives on board.
While most of us will never experience a fall from the sky like this, we all have a common spiritual fate. From Proverbs 16:25 we read,
“There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death”.
This is David “JB” Miller reminding you that by our own choosing . . . what we do have in common with the whole of humankind is the fact that we have booked a ticket on a sort of spiritual flight 447 . . . . there is no missing the storm . . . we have placed our soul in spiritual harm’s way.
But God did not sit back and say “Oh well”? Hardly, . . . He sent His Son to die for your sins and He honors the cry of honest hearts who take Him at His word. From Psalm 34:17 we read,