Transformation Required

John 3:3
Jesus answered and said to him, “Amen, amen, I say to you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above.”

You cannot think your way into the kingdom of God. All the information in the world will not transform you. A new birth is required…a “being born from above” in the Spirit. A new mind is needed (Romans 12:2). But like birth…it will not be easy and may be painful (just look at the way Saul was transformed into St. Paul!). Be open, be present, be loving and forgiving. Follow Jesus…let go…and then see how the kingdom of God comes alive!

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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