Keys to Peace


Love and forgiveness dispel fear and anger.

(Listen to my song “Make Me a Channel” by clicking HERE)


Luke 19:41-42

As he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, “If this day you only knew what makes for peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes.”


Jesus, who came to be known as the “Prince of Peace,” was thoroughly rejected.

He called himself “the way and the truth and the life” (John 14:6) because he revealed the way to peace and true life.

But his own people…and everyone else…turned against him.

They were blind.

How are we still blind to the message of Jesus? 

We still have violence and hate.

Jesus instructed us to love God, our neighbor as ourselves…and even our enemies.

All that…while also standing up and working for justice.

This is a tall order!

But deep inside…we know it’s the solution that’s never been tried.

May each of us resolve to try again today.


Listen to the song of the day “Make Me a Channel” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at 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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