Trust In Grace


If you are struggling…let Love lead you.

(Listen to my song “You’ll Lead Me” by clicking HERE.)


Hosea 2:16

So, I will allure her, I will lead her into the desert and speak to her heart.


Did you ever feel like nothing is making sense any more…like all the things that at one time you were so sure of or were your foundations of support have crumbled?

Welcome to the desert.

There will come times in all our spiritual journeys when we must move to a deeper level of faith or be forever stuck in a spiritual dead-end.

As Jesus said, “No one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins and both the wine and the skins are ruined. Rather, new wine is poured into fresh wineskins” (Mark 2:22).

Sometimes we need to take time in the desert to let go of the old wineskins…to let go of old attachments or boundaries that no longer work…so that we can move to a deeper level of spiritual development.

However, most of us will not move into the desert on our own accord. We will not be willing to let go of things we think we need…things we’ve become attached to or identify with.

It will feel like dying.

But what if we open our hearts to this new flow…and allow it to “allure” us…lovingly lead us?

In the desert we will be free to hear God’s gentle, kind whisper in our hearts…a whisper that will always lead us to transformation, healing, wholeness and peace.


Listen to the song of the day “You’ll Lead Me” by  clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for secure purchase by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!


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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One Response to Trust In Grace

  1. Dear Bill,
    Again, your words could not be more timely! It is indeed a desert time, one that began in January 2015 as “the year of letting go.” One would think a year of letting go would be sufficient, but apparently there was more yet to let go. It has indeed been a journey of deepening (and wailing and bargaining, ;)) and in the end, I know it is all leading to a greater and greater freedom!

    Thank you.

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