Author Archives: Jody

Mother’s Day 2019 – Faith & Trust

Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against,so that the thoughts of many hearts … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Come to Earth for Me?

Instead of focusing my attention on what all is going on in my “normal” week, I’ve been meditating on what Jesus’ week may have been like. It’s Holy Week. Question: Why did Jesus, Immanuel, God-in-the-flesh, come for me? He could … Continue reading

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The Darkness Around Christmas

There is a Child within a manger Whose love can reach the smallest heart, From kings to shepherds, To everyone of us whose dreams have been torn apart. And he was born for all the children Who watch the snow and … Continue reading

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Love One Another

“… you can’t come where I am going. So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the … Continue reading

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Let Me Live in the Glory of Your Grace

I was listening to this song two nights ago and I was struck by the phrase, Let me live in the glory of Your grace. What does this mean? I define God’s grace as His unconditional love. It is His … Continue reading

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“I love you, Jody!”

How often have you heard God say that to you? How often does a father tell his child “I love you”? Once in a lifetime? Every year? Every month? Every week? Every day? [Jesus said,] “Is there anyone among you … Continue reading

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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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