Dying and Rising

Psalm 31:5-6
Free me from the net they have set for me, for you are my refuge. Into your hands I commend my spirit; you will redeem me, Lord, faithful God.

Sometimes it feels like everyone and everything is conspiring against us. Jesus felt this. When the Son of God was thoroughly rejected and hanging on the cross He quoted Psalm 31: “Into your hands I commend my spirit.” Life is a moment-by-moment “letting go”…surrendering the things we thought at one time were so important but which really aren’t important at all. It’ll feel like dying. When we “let go” of these “attachments” and turn ourselves over to God…God redeems us…in other words…makes us whole. God gives us what we truly need. It’s the path of dying and rising. It’s the only path to becoming your true self.

Suggested song of the day– “I Surrender” on the Live to Love album.
All songs available on iTunes. Click on the link under blogroll to the right.
CDs available by clicking on “home” and then the “store” tab.
Have a blessed day!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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