Give Thanks


Everyone and everything is imbued with the Grace of God.

(Listen to my song “Give Praise and Thanks” by clicking HERE)


Luke 17:15-16

And one of them, realizing he had been healed, returned, glorifying God in a loud voice; and he fell at the feet of Jesus and thanked him. He was a Samaritan.


Jesus had just healed ten lepers and told them to show themselves to the priests. This is so all of them…outcasts due to their disease…would be returned to their communities.

God is all about oneness and community.

But only one of the miraculously healed men, a Samaritan, returned to thank Jesus. At that time…Jews and Samaritans did not associate with each other.

Jesus showed us again that God has no favorites. Or should I say…God has ALL favorites.

God accepts all people as one. All are included.

That means you!

Jesus showed us the face of a God who loves, forgives and cares for all without divisions and regardless of beliefs.

We are called to do the same.

And whatever it is about yourself that you think separates you from Godknow that it doesn’t.

God rejects no one!

Forgiveness and new life are freely givenno strings attached.

That’s what Grace is all about.

Let us all give thanks!


Listen to the song of the day “Give Praise and Thanks” by clicking HERE.

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

CD’s are 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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