Way to Wholeness

Luke 21:17-19
“You will be hated by all because of my name, but not a hair on your head will be destroyed. By your perseverance you will secure your lives.”

Jesus promised His followers that they would be persecuted. But He also promised that if you persevere in following Him…you will “secure your lives.” I believe that means that as you follow Jesus in His example of letting go of things that don’t last and use your gifts and talents to make the world a more loving, merciful, forgiving, compassionate and just place…you will be in the process of becoming whole…the unique person (true self) that God created you to be. It’s the only path to inner peace and joy…to becoming fully alive as Christ lives fully in us. That is something to truly be thankful for!

Suggested song of the day– “Give Praise and Thanks” on the Give Praise and Thanks album.
Hear free clips of Bill’s songs by clicking on Bill Tonnis’ Music on iTunes to the right.
CDs available by clicking on “home” and then the “store” tab.
Remember…you are loved!

Advertisements

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
This entry was posted in Today's Contemplation and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s