Grace

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Love and forgiveness are always given by God.

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

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Psalm 25:6

Remember your compassion and your mercy, O LORD, for they are ages old.

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Did you ever feel like you messed up…like you really messed up?

I have.

And if you are like me…when that happens, you just might beat yourself up.

You might feel like you are no good.

I think these are the times we figure God is mad at us…that God is keeping tabs and will seek retribution.

However…this is not the face of God that Jesus shows us.

Jesus instructs his followers to forgive an infinite number of times (Matthew 18:21-22).

And scripture tells us that God is love (1 John 4:8).

There was a time that I messed up when I was so sure I deserved nothing from God…when instead…wonder of wonders…I was immediately inspired to write a song.

It came to me almost as if dictated…like an unexpected gift.

The song is titled “Come to Jesus.”

It’s about Jesus calling all people to him when they feel lost and afraid…and all would be welcome with open arms.

I recorded that song on my second album.

Much later…one of my fellow jail ministers told me that he always plays that song when he does jail ministry…and how much the inmates have been moved by it.

I then remember God’s compassion and mercy…for they are ages old.

Let somebody in your life know the Good News.

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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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