Entries by Jody

Pleasing God

What should our aim be in life? To be happy or be holy?!  How do we come to a place where our passions don’t control us?  Listen to the wisdom God gives us in 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 !!

The Splendor of Easter !

Mark’s account of the Resurrection of Jesus can help us to see more colorfully and vibrantly. Instead of the dullness and dim perspectives we often see trudging through life, look through God’s “lenses” so you see more as He does and others see Him through you !!

Overcoming Rejection !

When you feel the pain of rejection, remember as a child of God you are ACCEPTED by Him Who knew the greatest rejection ever !!   Take heart from what is found in Colossians 1 !!!  Palm Sunday Sermon #2  

Keep Your Chin Up ! ~ 1 Thess.2:13-16

Everyone has those times when you want to just quit, when you become so discouraged.  This exposition of 1 Thess.2:13-16 shows you two blessings that can help lift you from those dark times to press on with renewed vigor for the Lord !  Listen to what the Lord has to say to YOU through these […]

A Psalm of Stability

In Psalm 57 David found himself in a cave fearing for his life !   Are you in a ” cave”?   Do you know someone who is?  When things get so difficult, what do you do? You do what David did here, listen to the three key traits of God that brought David hope […]

Playing Church

I recall training for the ministry and taking a class in Bible college where I heard for the first time the definition of the word “church” . It originates from the Greek ekklesia meaning “to be called out from” and I learned from that it means that a church is a group of people called […]

Finding the REAL JOY in Christmas

What a great blessing to be able to celebrate Christmas as  a true believer in Christ !  People the world over will observe this wondrous holiday and for them it will mean seeing family members again, enjoying special foods partaken of only at this season, seeing the joy on family member’s faces at the opening […]

Vote His way !

What a wild and crazy time leading up to and culminating in our election !   Seems most of America were upset with the status quo and the sin (yes, sin, a word we don’t hear much of anymore but lets call it what God calls it) of our newly elected President was “trumped” by […]