Walk the Talk

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Beliefs without accompanying acts of compassion and social justice are empty.


Listen to my song “I Want to Follow You” on YouTube by clicking HERE.


Matthew 7:26-27

“Everyone who listens to these words of mine but does not act on them will be like a fool who built his house on sand. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. And it collapsed and was completely ruined.”


Jesus taught his followers many things:

Love your neighbor as yourself;

Love your enemies;

Feed the hungry;

Welcome the stranger;

Whatever you did to the least of these, you did to me;

Forgive an infinite number of times;

Blessed are the peacemakers; etc.

What good are all these words of Jesus if the person who hears them doesn’t act on them?

As it also says in scripture: “Faith without works is dead” (James 2:17).

Just hearing Jesus’ words, going to church and practicing rituals makes no impact on the world.

Such a life would be like the house built on sand.

But for a person who hears Jesus’ words and actually lives them, that person’s life would be like the house built on solid ground.

It would make a lasting impact.


Listen to the song of the day “I Want to Follow You” on the Listen to Your Heart 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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