I think about this all the time. Thank you, Mary, for writing and posting this! I thought it was so great, that I wanted to share it on my site.
As an EMT, I was also thinking of the highway of veins, that lead to the heart. Jesus purifies and ‘oxygenates’, breathes life into us and makes us useful for the body of Christ and Kingdom of God.
“And a highway will be there; it will be called the Way of Holiness; it will be for those who walk on that Way. The unclean will not journey on it; wicked fools will not go about on it.” (Isaiah 35:8 NIV)
When we picture or think about the word, “highway” we have a different perception of highway than Isaiah did when he was speaking to the Children of Israel–encouraging them to live for The Lord in obedience to Him.
Artists have written songs about the highway to heaven and what is going to be found there–probably based upon this scripture–if the entire chapter is read.
“No more crying, no more hunger, no more blind, no more deaf, no more lame, there will be peace–since no more wars will be possible.”
Highways–as we see them now–are links or connections to faraway places or at least a short-cut to get…
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