TORN – Day 20

TORN – Day 20- Thursday, 3/24/22
The Forerunner
“Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf, having become a high priest forever.” (Hebrews 6:20)
Today’s Scripture reading is John 14:1-14
In ancient times, if the tide was low, ships would be unable to enter a harbor. A smaller vessel, called a forerunner, would then carry the ship’s anchor into the harbor and find a secure place to drop it. Then, with the rising of the tide, the ship could enter the harbor safely.
Jesus is our Forerunner – what a beautiful image! Normally we think of dropping anchor to the bottom of the sea, but here our Anchor lives in glory in heaven. Just like an anchor to a ship, Jesus draws us to himself. As our soul longs and thirsts for him, he feeds us with living water and the bread of life. And soon, he will draw us to our eternal home, into the place he has prepared for us (John 14:2).
How has Jesus been your Forerunner in a storm that you’ve experienced in your life?
Prayer: “Jesus, guide the choices I make today to be a reflection of my hopes and not my fears, especially with…”