How can we know that we will arrive at our destination? If you’re on foot you might rely on landmarks; in a car, you could depend on a satnav. But what about the destination of our Christian lives?

How can we be sure that we will get to heaven, despite our wrong-doing, a world that tries to push us into its mould, and the things and circumstances that try to stop us following God?

Richard Wardman talks here about an episode in the life of Jacob, who is determined to set off home, despite his dependency on his job, his lack of resources and outright opposition from his tricksy uncle.

Listen on to see how Jacob depended on God to persevere in his quest, and how this applies to us as twenty-first century people.

 

 

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