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How Far Am I Willing To Go?

I was thinking this morning about Jesus sitting on a hillside talking to 2, 3, 4,000 people. I am not an ancient near Eastern historian so I don’t know what the population of Nazareth or even Jerusalem was. It struck … Continue reading

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Adult Sunday School Observations

I have two terrific SS (Sunday School) teachers. They take time every week to read the material, check other sources for what they say about the subject or the time frame. One of the teachers has a Masters Degree in … Continue reading

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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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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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My Worst Sin!

[Jesus said,] “God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him.” – John 3:17 (CEV) What is the worst sin you have ever done? I don’t have to list a … Continue reading

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What to do tonight, the last night of the year?

God made humann beings for righteousness, but they seek many alternatives. – Ecclesiastes 7:29 (ISV) Tonight is the last night of this year. Are you glad the year is over? Are you hopeful for this next one? I have met … Continue reading

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Hustle And Bustle

I don’t know where this phrase originated but “hustle and bustle” seems to be the words that describe this time of year. It conveys that we feel there is more “stuff” we have to accomplish in days which appear to … Continue reading

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Last Note on “Jody’s Devotionals”

I have posted my last blog on the Jody’s Devotionals website, The Life Journey/Mission Continues. I will be posting here at least twice a week. Hope to see many old friends here and meet some new ones!

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Persecution – Really? Really.

It’s a holiday weekend here in the U.S. My eyes have tears and my throat is tight as I thank my God for the gift of living here. I have read many times on Facebook and blogs about how we … Continue reading

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