Being Christian

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Beliefs in your head are useless without compassionate action from your heart.

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Listen to my song “The Way You Are” on YouTube by clicking HERE.

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James 2:26

For just as a body without a spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

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A person can be very pious and regular in devotions, prayers and going to church…but still be grouchy and mean.

Faith is not just a set of beliefs and rituals.

They can be quite meaningless if they don’t lead a person to actually do good works.

Beliefs are all stuff of the mind.

Information is one thing but transformation is quite another.

What is needed is a changed heart.

Once a person’s heart is transformed…just and compassionate acts follow.

And how is a heart changed?

Not by information…but by love, mercy, forgiveness, and compassion.

It’s by grace.

When we receive unmerited love and forgiveness…it allows us to experience unconditional love.

And Unconditional Love is what God is.

Do you know that you are loved unconditionally by Love itselfjust as you are?

You are!

Receive it.

Then pay it forward!

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Listen to the song of the day “The Way You Are” on the Mercy Reigns 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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