Author Archives: Pastor Steve

About Pastor Steve

Pastor Steve Hodges is an ordained minister, pastoring a church in central Virginia.

God in Us

Acts 2:4 (ESV) And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Does the Holy Spirit fill us even today? Pentecost will be recognized by many churches … Continue reading

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Come!

Revelation 22:17b (ESV) Let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price. Are you thirsty? There is a very simple test to determine if you are physically thirsty. Pull upon … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude

Psalm 148:12-13 (ESV) Young men and maidens together, old men and children! Let them praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted; his majesty is above earth and heaven. When have you praised the Lord? Of … Continue reading

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A Fish Story

John 21:12 (ESV) Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.” Now none of the disciples dared ask him, “Who are you?” They knew it was the Lord. Are you being called to breakfast? Fish stories can catch our attention. … Continue reading

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Eye to Eye

Philippians 2:5 (ESV) “Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus.” What does it mean to be of the same mind with Christ? “Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man,” wrote Thomas Paine, 18th-century American … Continue reading

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Washed in the Blood

Washed in the Blood 2 Corinthians 5:19 (ESV) In Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. Have you been washed? The odor of a wet … Continue reading

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Be Gone

2 Corinthians 5:17 (ESV) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. Are you a new creature? Years ago, I bought a used 1971 Toyota Land Cruiser … Continue reading

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A Cheerful Giver

D  Deuteronomy 26:1-2 (ESV) 1 “When you come into the land that the LORD your God is giving you for an inheritance and have taken possession of it and live in it, 2you shall take some of the first of … Continue reading

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Part the Clouds

Exodus 34:33 (ESV) And when Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a veil over his face. Who removes the veil? “Clouds symbolize the veil that shrouds God,” wrote Honoré de Balzac, 19th century French novelist. When the clouds … Continue reading

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Let God

Psalm 127:1 (ESV) Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. Who built your house? We are builders. We build structures, tangibles, … Continue reading

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