Have Faith

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“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu


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2 Corinthians 3:5-6

Not that of ourselves we are qualified to take credit for anything as coming from us; rather, our qualification comes from God, who has indeed qualified us as ministers of a new covenant, not of letter but of spirit; for the letter brings death, but the Spirit gives life.


As the saying goes: “God doesn’t call the qualified; he qualifies the called.”

In today’s scripture, St. Paul is saying that he can’t take credit for the ministry he is carrying out.

He knows it was given to him by a Higher Power.

What he’s sharing is a new covenant in which God pledges total acceptance and unconditional love to all.

You and all people, all creatures, all plants, trees, planets, galaxies, etc., are loved by God infinitely and unconditionally.

If all you do is preach laws without the spirit of love and compassion, you are a noisy gong.

Laying down the law to people will never inspire or give life.

Turn yourself over to the Spirit.

Practice letting go of your ego through some form of meditation such as Centering Prayer.

Allow the Spirit to inspire you to channel the Love that is energizing the universe through you.

You will have life and have it more abundantly (John 10:10)!


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