The Destination Or The Journey Essay

1111 Words May 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
The Destination or The Journey

“Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it yourself.” Walt Whitman once said in the Leaves of Grass. In life we partake in a lot of journeys, so my question is what is more important the journey or destination? Does the destination matter if your life is potentially over? And How could the destination be more important? Spiritual Journey is the progression of a person in understanding God, The world and there self. When knowing and serving God you have to go through some sort of journey with your faith in order to get to heaven. Whether you go through tribulation or normal trials life throws at you. Personally my spiritual journey has been a long winding road that is not over yet. The journey when it comes to faith has to happen in order to get to happen, I mean according to the bible it is impossible to just live a life and show up at Heavens gates and be let in. In fact John 14 6-7 states “ I am the way the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really knew me, you would know the Father as well. From now on you do know him and you have seen him.” These verses simply mean you have to know God (Go on the journey of learning about him.) and that you can’t simply just claim to know him or believe in a God to get to heaven. In Romans 1: 16 it states “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone…

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