Amazing Grace

Listen, let go, and be changed.

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Listen to my song “Changed” on YouTube by clicking HERE.

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John 3:8

Jesus said, “The wind blows where it wills, and you can hear the sound it makes, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes; so it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.”

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A Pharisee named Nicodemus came to Jesus in the secrecy of the night to ask him questions.

The Pharisees were religious teachers who upheld strict observance of traditional and written law.

Unlike the other Pharisees, Nicodemus recognized that Jesus was a gifted teacher.

Jesus told him that the only way he could see the kingdom of God was to be “born from above.”

Jesus was speaking of being “born of the Spirit” as he says in today’s scripture verse.

You need a higher awakening.

It’s not something you or I can accomplish.

It’s purely a gift of God.

But you must be open for it!

You must be willing to let go of all the black-and-white answers you’ve been clinging to.

The rules were a good foundation for your childhood religion, but not so much for an adult faith.

Life will hand you many challenges and at some point cause you enough suffering that you will one day simply let go and turn yourself over to a Higher Power.

That time may be in this current pandemic.

And in your disorienting dilemma, when your rules can’t save you, the Spirit will whisper words of comfort and new life to your heart.

So let go, listen, and be changed!

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Listen to the song of the day “Changed” on the Give Praise and Thanks album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on Amazon Music by clicking HERE.

Purchase my book “Mercy Reigns: A Daily Devotional of Compassion, Comfort and Healing” on Amazon 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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