I’m in Jerusalem with my family, friends & church family seeing loads of biblical stuff that is nothing short of epic! For example, we’ve seen the synagogue where Jesus taught in Capernaum, Gethsemane, David’s palace, the Temple Mount & heaps more. I feel like a kid in a candy store to the 10th power!!
And as I walk around all these sites, reflecting on the associated Bible verses, I’m deeply moved. If I’m only a tourist, then this is a journey of visual information, interesting to my mind but not so much for my heart. As a pilgrim, however, I participate in this journey realizing that my heart could change along the way & I could be different from having taken this journey. A tourist could have less risk but a pilgrim could have more reward.
So I pose to you the question: will you be a tourist or a pilgrim on this day? We get to make this decision everyday 🙂