Grace

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Love, mercy and forgiveness…changes hearts.

(Listen to the song of the day “Mercy Reigns” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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Luke 11:46

And Jesus said, “Woe also to you scholars of the law! You impose on people burdens hard to carry, but you yourselves do not lift one finger to touch them.”

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Jesus seemed to have little patience with the religious leaders who wielded the law like a whip.

They held people to the “letter” of the law and did nothing to lighten their loads.

Jesus seemed to prefer hanging out with those who were failing in keeping the laws but were humbly trying.

He knew that love and mercy would transform people…not laws.

Life is not about being perfect…but being perfectly loved.

Jesus hung out with all those who were in need of help…all those who were left out or thrown out and marginalized.

He did not hang out with the elite crowd of rules-keepers.

If you identify as a Christian…then you are called to do the same.

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Listen to the song of the day “Mercy Reigns” on the Mercy Reigns 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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