Agape

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“Our duty…is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Listen to my song “How Magnificent, Wondrous and Glorious” on YouTube by clicking HERE.

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Psalm 145:9

The LORD is good to all, compassionate toward all your works.

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Do you believe that?

Or do you see God as a judgmental tyrant?

I’m sorry to say that I have met many older folks through my ministry who are quite afraid of God.

They were taught that God was watching their every move and that for every infraction they would suffer the consequences.

But I thought God was love (1 John 4:8)?

I thought Jesus was the face of God (John 14:7)?

He said, “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meet and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:28-30).

Jesus specifically likened God to the father in the parable of the prodigal son, who welcomes the son back home without any questions after he had squandered his inheritance in debauchery.

Then, the father threw that son a party.

God is the Source of everything that is.

And everything that is…is evolving in a Creative Flow of dying and rising.

Each of us, and all creation, is part of this magnificent, ongoing, unfolding project of love.

Isn’t it glorious!

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Listen to the song of the day “How Magnificent, Wondrous and Glorious” on the Mercy Reigns 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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