Modern Disciple

John 17:18
As you sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world.

Jesus did not ask for anyone to worship Him…only to follow Him. Not that there is anything wrong with worshiping Him…but it seems many Christians forget about the “following” part. His whole life is a model for each of us to emulate. It’s a blueprint for our happiness and wholeness. Jesus showed us how to live and how to love. He showed us how not to cling to anything of this world but to joyfully tend to the needs of all people and all creation. He ultimately showed us how to lay down our lives for justice…returning hate and scorn with love and forgiveness. Now…Christ sends us to do the same.

Suggested song of the day– “I Want to Follow You” on the Listen to Your Heart album.
Hear free clips of Bill’s songs by clicking on Bill Tonnis’ Music on iTunes to the right.
CDs available by clicking “home” and then the “store” tab.
Remember…God loves you!

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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