Author Archives: Jody Neufeld

A Good Word, but is it God’s Word

Yes, and everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.13 But evil people and impostors will flourish. They will deceive others and will themselves be deceived. 14 But you must remain faithful to the … Continue reading

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Time With Jesus

Dear Jesus, Help me to surrender my anxiety today, to quiet my mind and stop my striving, so that I may see that you are God. (from the K Love morning radio show) Someone posted this on FaceBook yesterday. It … Continue reading

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What Can We Do?

14 So one night the king of Aram sent a great army with many chariots and horses to surround the city. 15 When the servant of the man of God got up early the next morning and went outside, there … Continue reading

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Living As Brothers And Sisters

How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along! It’s like costly anointing oil flowing down head and beard, Flowing down Aaron’s beard, flowing down the collar of his priestly robes. It’s like the dew on Mount Hermon flowing … Continue reading

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Even When I Cannot See

[reprinted from June 5, 2012] Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered the king, saying, “Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves to you. If you throw us into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us … Continue reading

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God’s Mission for Me

Dear brothers and sisters, the longing of my heart and my prayer to God is for the people of Israel to be saved. 2 I know what enthusiasm they have for God, but it is misdirected zeal. 3 For they … Continue reading

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When I’m Weary

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, … Continue reading

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What is Important?

Immediately after this, Jesus insisted that his disciples get back into the boat and cross to the other side of the lake, while he sent the people home. 23 After sending them home, he went up into the hills by … Continue reading

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Take My Life

27″I asked the Lord to give me this boy, and he has granted my request. 28 Now I am giving him to the Lord, and he will belong to the Lord his whole life.” And they worshiped the Lord there. … Continue reading

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Breath of God

Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person.      Genesis 2:7 (NLT, my emphasis) That Sunday evening … Continue reading

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