Good Friday

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All struggles are portals to new life.

(Listen to my original song “Make Your Way” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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John 18:37

“For this I was born and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.”

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Notice that Jesus did not tell Pilate that he came into the world to die…but that he came into the world to testify to the truth.

Jesus’ words, actions, and the very way he lived each day…testified to the truth.

He said he was “the way and the truth and the life” (John 14:6).

He gives us the way to inner peace and freedom. 

He gives us the way to discover our true selves.

As a matter of fact, the original name for the renegade group of Jesus’ followers was “the Way” (Acts 9:2, Acts 19:9, Acts 19:23).

Jesus lived out his truth to show us “the Way” even when he was rejected in the most horrendous manner…so that we would understand and also have a model to live by.

And to die by.

Living and dying is part of one process that leads to resurrection and new life.

The Way of Love will not be defeated.

It will overcome and transform any apparent obstacleeven a brutal form of execution.

That’s what Loving Presence does.

In your struggles in life…know that God’s Presence (Love) is always with you.

Be present to that Love.

Look to Jesus on the cross and believe that New Life is ahead!

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Listen to the song of the day “Make Your Way” on the Mercy Reigns album by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

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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2 Responses to Good Friday

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  2. den169 says:

    Used quote from here for a post.

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