Grounded in Grace


Let Love guide your thoughts and actions.

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


Psalm 50:16-17

But to the wicked God says: “Why do you recite my commandments and profess my covenant with your lips? You hate discipline; you cast my words behind you!”


Some people are good at speaking religious or pious words…but not so good in living out those words.

We are all hypocrites at times

“Faith of itself, if it does not have works, is dead” (James 2:17). If you do not act in love…what good are the words?

Our faith, our religion, should lead us to a transformed life.

The rules and commandments are all well and good for a foundation and structure. You must start there. This is the early “elementary” faith level.

But as you encounter the messiness of life…the struggles and contradictions…the “gray” areas, your faith will need to graduate from the head to the heart

This usually only happens when you truly experience the unconditional Love of God.

And when does that happen? Usually when you least deserve such love!

Such times are ripe with Grace.

The result is a transformed life leading to acts of mercy, forgiveness and compassion so that others might also experience a transforming encounter with Love.


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

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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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