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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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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 12/16/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is 9:6,7 Jesus is our Mighty God Jesus is our Mighty God. So much has been written and said about our Lord’s might. The Scriptures are very clear as to how great our God is. He has created all things by the mere utterance of His word. He holds […]

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Is Your Tree “whonkijawed”?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene As I got up one morning I took a couple of pictures with only the lights of the tree shining. Our tree is so beautiful. It’s a little whonkijawed though. Isn’t that how it is with real trees? There’s always something a little imperfect about them. But move them […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Every Reason to Quit 12/2/2019

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Have you ever been faced with an avalanche of reasons to quit what you feel called to? Have you ever sat back and questioned your calling and your sanity in the same breath?   I bet there have been a few others who felt that way. What about Abram (later […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Mercy 11/25/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him, ”Go and do likewise” Luke 10:36-37 One of the definitions of mercy is “to have […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 11/18/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Matt. 1:18-24 Now this is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant by the Holy Spirit. Joseph, her finance’, being a just man, decided to break the engagement quietly, so […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Is there no balm in Gilead?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene It was Senior night for our oldest grandson last night. He and his parents were on the field along with the other seniors all of them being honored.  We’ve been watching the games on tv but went to see the festivities last night.  Imagine our concern (horror?) as our […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: From a Surrender to a Gift

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 1 Kings 19:11-13 11 And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Ambiguity 10/28/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil I recently saw an article that stated where some Christian celebrities stood on certain biblical/theological/cultural issues. What caught my attention the most was the ambiguity of many of them. It seemed they were more concerned about not hurting anyone’s feeling, or perhaps affecting their bottom line negatively, than they […]

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