Dying and Rising


The key to experiencing new life…is letting go.

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


2 Corinthians 4:11

For we who live are constantly being given up to death for the sake of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in our mortal flesh.


St. Paul understood what Jesus meant when he said, “Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit” (John 12:24).

If we let go of our ego’s desires…die to self-centerednessnew life will rise in us.

This is the emerging of the true self.

As we follow the example of Jesus…letting go of attachments to things that won’t last…we’ll discover the joy of giving ourselves for a Greater Good.

We’ll be taking part in a creative process with eternal designs.

Then the life of Jesus will start being “manifested in our mortal flesh.”

We will become more and more the unique person we were meant to be.

So what feels like “dying” will actually lead to the fullest life you could ever imagine.

It’s never too late or too early to start your unique journey in Christ.

How about now?


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!


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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