Grace Abounds

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Bask in the Eternal Gaze of Love.

(Listen to my song “Changed” by clicking HERE)

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Philippians 3:17

Join with others in being imitators of me, brothers and sisters, and observe those who thus conduct themselves according to the model you have in us.

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It may sound arrogant of St. Paul to tell the Philippians to be more like him…but Paul is a man who was completely transformed.

And he knew that he could take no credit for that change.

Paul had been a brutal persecutor of Christians but became a man totally dedicated to following and serving Christ. His transformation came about through a mysterious encounter with the risen Jesus (Acts 9).

Paul realized that it was Grace that saved him…nothing he merited or earned.

Then Paul became the one persecuted! But despite the persecution…he had found a new inner peace and joy.

Paul discovered that in the process of letting go of his ego’s desires, the life of Christ rose within him.

As Jesus said, “Whoever loses his life for my sake will find it” (Matthew 16:25).

This is the path to a truly abundant life and to living as your “true self.”

If you want the same contentment and fullness of life…imitate Christ.

I assure you…you will be changed for the better.

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Listen to the song of the day “Changed” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes 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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