God Is Present


If you are not focused on this moment…you are missing your life.

(Listen to my song “Breathe On Me” by clicking HERE)


Matthew 25:13

“Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.”


Many times this statement by Jesus is taken to mean some sort of warning about when death will come…and that you better have your act together or else!

That is a very fearful interpretation.

Does that interpretation sound like something the same guy who preached love and forgiveness would say? It seems a far cry from the guy who commanded us to “love your enemies” (Matthew 5:44).

Jesus always reached out to those who were struggling in their imperfection and unworthiness. That’s because God’s love does not depend on our worthiness.

God’s love is given continuously…in each moment. True love is never withheld.

But are we ready to receive it?

Are we “awake” to the Grace that God is ready to give us?

Or are we asleep…distracted by other worldly things with no lasting importance?

God wants to lift us in the places where we are unable to do so…with a Love that will heal us and make us whole. For this to happen…our egos have to get out of the way.


Be silent.

Awaken to the Divine Presence.

As Jesus said: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand”(Mark 1:15).

The time of salvation and freedom…is now!


Listen to the song of the day “Breathe On Me” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs by clicking HERE.

CD’s available to purchase at BillTonnisMusic.com 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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2 Responses to God Is Present

  1. den169 says:

    Just wanted to let you know I quoted from this post in one of my Aug 27th posts! Peace!

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