Be Here

Now is sacred to those who are awake.

(Listen to my song “Shall We Sing” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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Matthew 21:43

“Therefore, I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that will produce its fruit.”

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The kingdom of God…or if you prefer, the realm of God, is present now.

Jesus put it this way: “Asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he said in reply, “The coming of the kingdom of God cannot be observed, and no one will announce, ‘Look, here it is,’ or, ‘There it is.’ For behold, the kingdom of God is among you” (Luke 17:20-21).

And the last part of his statement is sometimes translated, “the kingdom of God is within you.”

If you are not present to the Divine Presence…which is now…you will not experience it.

Therefore, it won’t be possible for you to produce the “fruit” of that kingdom.

That’s why we’re here.

We are here to work together to bring about a more loving, caring, forgiving and compassionate world.

It happens nowif you are awake.

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Listen to the song of the day “Shall We Sing” 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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