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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 7/15/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 55:8-9 “My thoughts are completely different from yours, says the LORD. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.” Let us […]

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Have You Ever Had a “Nurse Angel”?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I always enjoy sharing about the nurse/angel who came into Danny’s hospital room early on in 2017 when he had just had a stroke . She had a word from the Lord. She walked in, the room lit up bright as Christmas and she took his vitals. Then, without […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Brave 6/24/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Putting on a brave face. Now there’s something I’m good at. I have a habit of not asking people to pray for me in difficult times. Why? Shouldn’t I crave the knowledge that close friends are interceding to God on my behalf? Sure. But then there’s the friends who […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 6/17/19

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 40:31. But those who wait on the LORD will find new strength. They will fly high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. This verse is cherished by many of us. The promise is that God’s favor will […]

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It’s Broken…But God

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Funny but this morning I remember a time when one of my favorite vases was broken by one of my children. I was heart broken. Now I can say that I wish that was the most heart breaking thing I’ve ever endured. But we all know about broken hearts. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: False Evidence Appearing Real 6/3/2019

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The older I get, the more I realize how much fear has ruined my life. Most of the worst things that have happened in my life often find their root motive in someone else’s fear, and more often my own fear.  Why did I let that boy hurt me […]

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Positives and Negatives 5/27/2019

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil In science class there was at least one lesson on batteries. Since I’m not a science teacher I probably will not explain this very well, but here goes. Every battery has two important parts (probably more, but again, I’m no science teacher and only want to focus on those. Those two parts are the cathode and the anode. They are also […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 5/20/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 36:10 What’s more, do you think we have invaded your land without the LORD’s direction? The LORD himself told us, “Go and destroy it!” What strikes me here is that not everyone who claims to have direction from the Lord does. Israel was under attack and the invading […]

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A Miracle in a Miracle

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Our granddaughter passed her final hearing test after surgery. This is phenomenal, especially since the tube in the ear placed at surgery didn’t remain where it was supposed to. There was still a hole in the eardrum. But somehow, that hole healed up and at this visit all was […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: And All That Is Within Me…

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Between Passover and Pentecost or Shavuot, Jews celebrate what they call the Sefirat HaOmer, or Days of Omer. These are 49 days of examining the soul. During this time, they examine 7 specific emotions within 7 types of emotions, or 49 separate emotions all together. Unlike other categorizations of […]

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