As your plane circles the air above the hot and sandy desert, you see the many other planes that had chosen to take the chance and land on the sand instead of the runway.
Many had fallen in a bad way, some were stuck and some had crashed and were burning.
But then that runway beckoned in front of you, not far off. It was a clear path, perfect for landing. As you look at the furthest end, where the runway stops, you see other many planes lined up neatly in their respective lots.
(He is the way, the truth and the life.
That whoever believes in Him, shall not perish, but will have eternal life.)
Two very prestigious social clubs of equal stature recently opened.
The first one stated that for membership, you'll need to earn at least $1 million a year, you need to be able to afford the exorbitant membership fees, you'll need to own a car...
The second one merely says: Welcome! Someone has already paid for all your expenses. All you need to do is accept his generous offer and you're free to join us! :-)
(The very difference with Jesus is, is that he paid the price of death for us. Just so that he could atone for our wrongdoing. Who else ever did that for you and I?
That is Love.)