Open Your Heart

Compassionate actions are more important than mental beliefs.

(Listen to my song “Come to Jesus” on YouTube by clicking HERE)


Luke 11:38-40

The Pharisee was amazed to see that he did not observe the prescribed washing before the meal. The Lord said to him, “Oh you Pharisees! Although you cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish, inside you are filled with plunder and evil. You fools! Did not the maker of the outside also make the inside?”


The Pharisees were stuck in their heads.

Religion to them was all about following the laws and rules.

They seemed to forget about their hearts.

What good is being so obsessed with exterior appearances that you ignore the interior…the motivation for your actions?

You can appear all cleaned up on the outside but be all messed up inside.

Jesus was more concerned with people’s hearts.

And he was more concerned that people would simply be honest about their brokenness.

Jesus accepted all such people with the intent to forgive, heal and restore them.

That’s what unconditional love is all about!

It’s not about being perfect. It’s about being perfectly loved.

Receive this Love.

Then…pass it on to someone in need.


Listen to the song of the day “Come to Jesus” on the Live to Love album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on Amazon Music 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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