Walk the Talk

What good are beliefs without practicing love?

(Listen to my song “Make Me a Channel” on YouTube by clicking HERE)


Matthew 7:24

“Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.”


Are you listening to the words of Jesus and acting on them?

Here are some of the words Jesus has spoken:

“Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39)

“Love your enemies.” (Matthew 5:44)

“Forgive seventy-seven times” (or in other words…without limit.) (Matthew 18:22)

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me.”  (Matthew 25:35-36)

“Whatever you did for the least of these, you did for me.” (Matthew 25:40)

We’ve heard his words.

Each of us must now ask ourselves: Am I acting on them?

And please hear this instruction without any hint of threat or punishment.

It’s not a threat but an invitation.

Because in living-out Jesus’ words we discover love and our true selves.

Holding beliefs without living-them-out seems rather hollow.

Jesus said the most important Commandments were to love God and your neighbor as yourself.

Love is all that really matters.


Listen to the song of the day “Make Me a Channel” on the Listen to Your Heart 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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