After it was completed, but before it was opened to the public, the King decided to have a contest. He invited as many of his subjects as desired to participate.
The challenge was to see who could travel the Highway the best, and the winner was to receive a box of gold.
On the day of the contest, all the people came. Some of them had fine chariots, some had fine clothing and fancy food to make the trip a luxurious journey.
Some wore their sturdiest shoes and ran along the Highway on their feet to show their skill.
He was tired and dirty, but he addressed the King with great respect and handed Him a small Chest of gold.
He said, “I stopped along the way to clear a pile of rocks and debris that was blocking the road. This Chest of gold was under it all.
“Oh no,” said the traveler, “This is not mine. I’ve never known such treasure…”
“Oh yes,” said the King, “you’ve earned this gold, for you won my contest…
When we do Repent from our Heart then…
He heals them with His Balm of Love so they do not swell.
The greatest Treasure we can have is knowing Him as our
We need to remember His Words of Wisdom as we Travel the Road of Life because Jesus alone is The way, The Truth and The Life.
( Mathew 7:13 -14 )