Restorative Justice

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Love erases the lines of division.

(Listen to my song “Pour Me Out” by clicking HERE)

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Isaiah 42:6-7

I, the Lord, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, a light for the nations, to open the eyes of the blind, to bring out prisoners from confinement.

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The Prophet Isaiah foretold the Messiah’s mission 600 years in advance.

It would not be to crush the enemies of Israel…but instead be to heal all people and to free them from oppression and injustice.

It was a mission of restorative justice.

Lines of separation would be erased.

God’s plan is not to punish but restore.

God’s plan is that all be one…because all are one.

It is a human-made delusion that we are not.

Restoring to oneness was the mission that Jesus carried out even at the cost of his life. Especially at the cost of his life!

If you identify as “Christian” then you are called to pour out your life in the pursuit of oneness as well.

Why do we make it so complicated? Jesus told us to love God and our neighbor as ourselves.

The bottom line is love.

We are called to love as Jesus loved. We are called to heal as Jesus healed. We are called to free victims of oppression from injustice as Jesus did.

As Jesus said, “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these.” (John 14:12).

The time to start is now.

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Listen to the song of the day “Pour Me Out” 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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