Good News

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Dying and rising is in the fabric of this on-going creation.

(Listen to my song “Lift Up Our Voices” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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Acts 4:12

“There is no salvation through anyone else, nor is there any other name under heaven given to the human race by which we are to be saved.”

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Peter was a man of gusto.

But how did he go from denying three times that he even knew Jesus…to boldly proclaiming his name to government and religious leaders…the same people responsible for crucifying Jesus?

Something drastic and life-changing certainly must have occurred to convince Peter to no longer cower in fear behind closed doors.

The only plausible explanation is that Peter had indeed met the risen Christ

How else can you account for such an amazing change?

The revelation that death is not final but that there is resurrection and new life and that God’s Love is unconditional and eternal…was “saving” news to Peter.

He wanted to share that news with the world.

This news saves me every day.

It frees me to live as my true self.

That’s why I am sharing it with you now.

Rejoice…and be glad!

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Listen to the song of the day “Lift Up Our Voices” on the Give Praise and Thanks album by clicking HERE.

Stream 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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