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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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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 2/17/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 7:24 “But my people would not listen to me. They kept on doing whatever they wanted, following the stubborn desires of their evil hearts. They went backwards instead of forward.” We need to think about what the Lord is saying to His people here. Although in this context […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Do you really know how much God loves you?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Well yesterday was my birthday. I must say it was one of the best ever. All day was just a very good day! I thought about my brother a couple of times and as I drove into the driveway after work I thought I would just call him on […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Understanding the Heart of Love

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates My son, if you accept my words      and store up my commands within you,  turning your ear to wisdom      and applying your heart to understanding—  indeed, if you call out for insight      and cry aloud for understanding,  and if you look for it as for silver      and search for it as for hidden treasure,  […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Broken Hearts 1/27/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil How wonderful to worship a God who is full of mercy! Many biblical characters received God’s mercy. It feels good to know that many people who that received that mercy were so much worse behaved than we are; at least sometimes. There are days I need every ounce of mercy God can give me. Fortunately, His mercy is limitless.  There are […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 1/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Luke 2:8-15 That night some shepherds were in the fields outside the village, guarding their flocks of sheep. Suddenly, and angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them. They were terribly frightened, but the angel reassured them, “Don’t be afraid!” he […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Flash Flood Warning! Be Prepared! 1/13/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I woke up one morning recently to the sound of a weather report on my phone, “Flash flood watch for Your County until Saturday, January 11”. And then I looked at my phone to turn the alarm off and a social media picture popped up of the parting of […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: New Christmas Spirit

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Christmas was so much fun when I was a child. I would make up an advent calendar out of paper to cross off the days, but I started in October at the latest. I thought it would be shorter if I only counted the days in between the present […]

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