The early followers of Christ were called the Way, not Christians. This name was taken from this verse. It applies still today. We have found the way to all things that are meaningful and lasting. There are many highways, bi-ways, many roads, but only one of them leads us to eternal life, to God the Father, to Jesus Christ, to fellowship with the Holy Spirit.
When we find Jesus, we have found the Way. The Way to what?
1. He is the only way to salvation.
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers of the people and elders of Israel: If we this day are judged for a good deed done to a helpless man, by what means he has been made well, let it be known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by Him this man stands here before you whole. This is the ‘stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone.’ Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:8-12)
There are great names and religions on earth, but no one gets to heaven by the name of a Hindu god or by Buddha or Mohammed or any other name. The only name that brings salvation is Jesus, which is the main controversy over Christianity. We say there is only one way to God. Others want to explore other ways. None of those ways, though they maybe good, thoughtful, religious and filled with good works, none can reach high enough to God. Only Jesus can bridge the great gulf between God and man. Only Jesus can break down the barrier between God and us through the power of His gospel. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘The just shall live by faith.’” (Romans 1:16-17)
There is no demon in hell that can stop people from getting saved. They have no power over the good news of what Christ has done. Only people can prevent themselves from getting saved. Only people can choose not to accept the Way.