Transformative Path

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“If you want to cure the world, don’t emanate fear, emanate love.” – Ram Dass

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Listen to my song “I Will Give You Rest” on YouTube by clicking HERE

Support my ministry by purchasing my songs and books at the links following the scripture reflection below. Thank you!

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John 14:27

Jesus said to his followers, “Peace I leave you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.”

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Just reading these words brings me comfort.

Jesus was not the warrior messiah that the people were hoping would free them from Roman bondage.

Instead, he was the peace and justice Messiah who would free them from fear.

He confronted the powers that be whether governmental or religious, but he did it with non-violence.

His message to all was truth with compassion and peace.

Jesus preached forgiveness of enemies.

He brought comfort to the oppressed and healing to the sick.

Unlike the world’s peace which usually came by way of force, Jesus’ peace came by way of compassionate action.

The world’s peace eventually dissolved, while the peace Jesus brought had eternal effects.

It was the kind of peace that would carry you through any storm that life could bring and thereby transform you!

It’s a Peace that even death cannot destroy.

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Listen to the song of the day “I Will Give You Rest” on the Live to Love album by clicking HERE.

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

Purchase my new book “Listen to Your Heart: A Daily Devotional of Calling, Purpose and New Life” on Amazon 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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