Author Archives: Pastor Steve

About Pastor Steve

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

The Spirit Life

Acts 10:44 (ESV) “While Peter was still saying these things, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard the word.” Has the Holy Spirit fallen upon you? Some have called the event referenced in today’s verse, “The Gentile Pentecost.” This … Continue reading

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One Day at a Time

John 12:27 (ESV) “Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. Is your soul troubled? Jesus had emotions. Jesus’ soul was troubled … Continue reading

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It’s Okay

Psalm 25:2 (ESV) O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. In whom do you trust? The psalmist wrote these words of Psalm 25:2 encouraging the Israelites … Continue reading

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Destiny

Malachi 4:2 (ESV) “But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.” What is your destiny? “Surely the day is coming,” … Continue reading

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No Proof Is Necessary

John 1:50 (ESV) 50Jesus answered him, “Because I said to you, ‘I saw you under the fig tree,’ do you believe? You will see greater things than these.” Why do you believe? Many people in the United States have recently heard reference … Continue reading

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A Humbling Thought

Mark 1:7 (ESV) And [John the Baptist] preached, saying, “After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.” Could you be so humble? The peaceful transition … Continue reading

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Wait! There’s More

2 Peter 3:13 (ESV) But according to his promise we are waiting for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. Are you waiting? The new heavens and a new earth are definitely not here. Peter writes of … Continue reading

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Faithfully Waiting

Isaiah 64:4 (ESV) From of old no one has heard or perceived by the ear, no eye has seen a God besides you, who acts for those who wait for him.   Are you waiting? It seems we’re all waiting for … Continue reading

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Take It From Here

Psalm 90:17 (ESV) Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and prosper for us the work of our hands – O prosper the work of our hands.   Is your work prosperous? Early this November “Two Minutes … Continue reading

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Spiritual Duty

Matthew 22:21 (ESV) Then [Jesus] said to them, “Therefore render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”   Have you rendered to God what is God’s? “Render,” is an interesting word choice in … Continue reading

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