Detachment

Acts 4:32
The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common.

The followers of Jesus were transformed. They had been changed. They were not attached to their possessions but willingly shared all they had so that no one was in need. It was not about amassing wealth. It was not about consuming and taking but about giving and receiving. It was about loving God…and loving your neighbor. This is about as “counter-cultural” a message as possible! The truth is…the more attached we are to power, prestige and possessions…the more in bondage we are. Letting go of these things gives us the freedom to know what is truly important in life. How can I take this message to heart? What do I need to let go of? How can I live in this way?

Suggested song of the day– “Listen to Your Heart” on the Listen to Your Heart 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…God loves you!

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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?
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