Kenosis

John 14:5-6
Thomas said to him, “Master, we do not know where you are going; how can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

True life happens through the process of letting go…letting go of all the stuff that you thought defined you…all the labels…all the masks…all the possessions…the things that our egos try desperately to hold on to. If you practice this process of letting go or “kenosis” (from a Greek word meaning the self-emptying of one’s own will and becoming entirely receptive to God’s will) and follow the One who said he was the way, the truth and the life…then the final letting go will not be difficult…but just another experience of resurrection and new life. For when we surrender our attachments to things that will not last…God fills us with the Life that never ends!

Suggested song of the day– “Breathe On Me” from 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 “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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