Author Archives: Jody

Sometimes, It Takes A Mountain or A Desert

O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel and when I rest … Continue reading

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Consider: Christianity – This Week

What would my life be like if I had not been born a Christian? I would never have tasted a piece of bacon if I had been born in a Jewish family! And if I had been born in Nigeria … Continue reading

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The Truth, The Whole Truth!

I am the one who has seen the afflictions that come from the rod of the Lord’s anger. He has led me into darkness, shutting out all light. He has turned his hand against me again and again, all day … Continue reading

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No Resolutions in 2017

I have spent the last two months doing more listening than talking. That’s a change for me. I feel really good. That should not be a surprise! So here I am on the first days of the year and what do … Continue reading

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What Is Friendship Worth to You?

For the last year, I have tried very hard to delete all the political entries my Facebook friends have posted. I just could not read all that political rhetoric. Facebook is a wonderful way to keep up with my family … Continue reading

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Time

Will I stop missing you … in time? Will I stop seeing you in the distance … in time? Will time become more or less meaningful … in time? I guess time will tell. At first time had no meaning. … Continue reading

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Current Bible Study

Just as iron sharpens iron, friends sharpen the minds of each other. – Proverbs 27:17 (CEV) Let us continue to hold firmly to the hope that we confess without wavering, for the one who made the promise is faithful. And … Continue reading

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Labor – Is this a good thing?

There have been moments in my life that have helped me to define the word “labor.” My grandparents owned a farm. I grew up learning about milk cows, Angus cattle, and chickens. Bailing hay, gathering eggs, and picking gooseberries in … Continue reading

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Roses and Thorns

Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Out the Baby with His Bath Water

Always be joyful. Continually be prayerful. In everything be thankful, because this is God’s will for you in the Messiah Jesus. Do not put out the Spirit’s fire. Do not despise prophecies. Instead, test everything. Hold on to what is … Continue reading

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