“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 we persevere in following Him…our lives will be saved. Your true self will emerge from the chaos. Jesus will lead you through struggles to new life. He gave us the ultimate example in his death and resurrection. Any struggle can lead to a deeper and fuller spiritual awareness and experience of God’s love…if we let go of our ego’s desires and cling to the risen Christ. Death and defeat do not have the final say! God’s desire is that each of us has life to the full! We will then have an inner peace and joy even amidst the trials. We will become more fully alive as God lives more fully in us. What could be more important than to discover the true you as a beloved child of God? That is something to be truly thankful!
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.
CD’s available for purchase by clicking “home” and then the “store” tab.
Remember…God loves you!