Wholeness

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“I think modern medicine has become like a prophet offering a life free of pain. It is nonsense. The only thing I know that truly heals people is unconditional love.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Luke 10:8-9

“Whatever town you enter and they welcome you, eat what is set before you, cure the sick in it and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God is at hand for you.’”

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There it is again – that curious phrase that Jesus keeps using but for some reason was practically never talked about in my Christian upbringing.

It seemed we thought the kingdom of God, or kingdom of heaven as Jesus would also use, was about the place you go to when you die.

But Jesus used the phrase over and over in reference to the now, not the future.

It would seem to be the main emphasis of his ministry!

Jesus spells it out quite clearly with the first statement he makes in his ministry after John the Baptist was arrested: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel” (Mark 1:15).

The kingdom of God, the experience of total freedom in peace, love, and grace, is available right here and now.

All you need to do is repent, which means change your direction.

Turn away from the ways of the world, and believe the gospel.

The word gospel means good news.

That good news is that you, me, and everyone and everything is infinitely and unconditionally loved by God.

Jesus sent out his followers in pairs to bring that good news to anyone who would listen.

When you gather together with others and consciously enter into this realm of Grace, I guarantee you that healing will occur.

Healing is a restoration of wholeness.

It may or may not happen in the physical body, but the important thing is that it happens spiritually and emotionally.

Your body is not permanent.

Your spirit or soul is.

This is God’s free and gratuitous gift.

That, my friend, is really Good News!

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Listen to the song of the day “Heal Me” on the Live to Love album by clicking HERE.

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

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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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