Let Go and Live

banner_bird_flyingWhat masks are camouflaging your true self?

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Luke 9:23-24
Jesus said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.”

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To be a Christian in today’s culture is to be a radical.

Our culture says grab all you can and amass more and more. Satisfy your ego’s every whim and desire. Jesus tells us to turn from those desires…carry our daily struggles and persecutions…and to follow his path.

The paradox is this: If we follow our culture’s path we potentially end up with lots of material stuff that all eventually disappears. It certainly will when we die. As they say, “You can’t take it with you.” Then the sad truth is…we end up not knowing why we lived in the first place!

But if we follow Jesus and let go of our ego’s insatiable desires…we end up finding our true selves and the true meaning of our existence.

Talk about “saving” your life!

That is true salvation!

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Listen to the song of the day “I Want to Follow You” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at BillTonnisMusic.com by clicking HERE.

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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