All posts in category CrossReads Weekly Devotional

Holy Spirit Prayers 5/25/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Romans 8:26-27 “We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us.” Romans 8:26 (NIV) I had a hard time learning how to pray.  Even though there are plenty of examples of people praying in the Bible, they all prayed differently in […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/18/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Lam. 3:22-24 The unfailing love of the LORD never ends! By his mercies we have been kept from complete destruction. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each day I say to myself, “The LORD is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!” The unfailing love of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Fruits of the Spirit 5/4/2020

Send to Kindle 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. – Galatians 5:22-23 Lord, please give me Your love. Mine is too finite.  Lord, please give me Your joy. Mine is too contingent.  Lord, please give me […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: A Change of Heart 4/27/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Too often we look for a change in the conditions which we are in when what we really need is a change of attitude. If I were to be completely honest, I sometimes need to change of attitude myself. As a mom, it wasn’t particularly uncommon for me to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 23:29 “Does not my word burn like fire?” asks the LORD. “Is it not like a mighty hammer that smashes rock to pieces?” Do not underestimate the power of God’s Word. It burns like fire. Fire is not discriminatory; it consumes whatever is in its path. Fire burns […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Easter Was Different This Year 4/13/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Well to say this Easter was different is putting it mildly.  Experiencing Easter Church Service in our car started the day off. But by the end of the day we were running for cover.  The storm that our area endured came up out of nowhere.  It was ferocious and […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: I Still Love You 4/6/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Climbing up out of a slump of selfishness, and I find, I am still loved by you.  Reaching out and encountering silence, yet even within the silence stands the truth: I am still loved by you.  There are days when the miracles seem so close. And there are days […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Fear 3/23/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Fear. It seems to be the topic of so many discussions lately. Honestly, I’m kind of tired of it. You ever heard the phrase, “There’s nothing to fear but fear itself”? Yup. I think that’s where so many of us are. We can hardly leave our homes any more without being scared […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 3/16/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 13:23 Can an Ethiopian change the color of his skin? Can a leopard take away its spots? Neither can you start doing good, for you always do evil. You may be able to hide who you are from others, but you can never hide who you are from […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Everything for a Reason 2/24/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 I believe everything happens for a reason. As human beings we only live for the day to […]

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