Author Archives: Bryan Hodge

About Bryan Hodge

I am a minister and missionary to numerous countries around the world.

Negative As Well As Positive

“Behold I have put My words in your mouth” (Jeremiah 1:9). The LORD addressed these words to Jeremiah.  The prophet was to speak God’s word.  It was not his duty to entertain the people.  It was not his duty to … Continue reading

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The Crossroads

“Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls” (Jeremiah 6:16). Robert Johnson There is a legend in the world … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunity

“The harvest is past, The summer is ended, And we are not saved!” (Jeremiah 8:20). These are extremely sad words.  Judah was not in a saved condition.  There are two common interpretations of this verse.  Wayne Jackson comments, “This may … Continue reading

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Two Evils

“My people have committed two evils: They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, And hewn for themselves cisterns – broken cisterns that can hold no water” (Jeremiah 2:13). The bulk of the book of Jeremiah concerns Judah’s final … Continue reading

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The Gods Perish and It Is Not in Man

“Thus you shall say to them: ‘The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth shall perish from the earth and from under the heavens” (Jeremiah 10:11). Man tends to be a worshipping being.  Nearly every culture that … Continue reading

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Sexual Identity and Sexual Confusion

This is a very confusing world.  Bruce Jenner is now known as Caitlyn Jenner.  The NEA considered replacing “mother” with “birthing parent.”  Employers are requiring employees to use preferred pronouns.  Toronto police were recently asking for help finding a missing … Continue reading

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“Crucified”

“Must Jesus bear the cross alone, and all the world go free?  No there’s a cross for ev’ryone, and there’s a cross for me / The consecrated cross I’ll bear till He shall set me free, and then go home … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade Overturned, Now What?

A great legal victory occurred on June 24, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade after more than 49 years (Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization).  The issue of abortion is returned to the states.  Now what?  … Continue reading

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The Glory of the LORD and Mount Olivet

The Bible is filled with amazing details which are sometimes missed.  This is the case in the passages which we will consider in this article.  Jesus ascended from the mount called Olivet (Acts 1:9-12 cf. Luke 24:50-53).  Is there a … Continue reading

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Put On… (Colossians 3:12-15)

It is said that a tradition sprang up, in the early years of church history, concerning the garments worn following baptism.  The historian Philip Schaff wrote, “During the week following, the neophytes wore white garments as a symbol of purity” … Continue reading

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