All posts in category CrossReads Weekly Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Living Hope

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Coming Soon 7/27/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come” (Matthew 24:42 NIV).       It seems there’s been a lot of talk about the end of the world as we know it and the second coming of Christ. We certainly are living in a crazy […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Precipice 7/13/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene When I was a kid with every presidential election I knew who my dad liked and didn’t like in the office.  He was quite vocal about his political beliefs, well about ALL his beliefs.  But never once did my dad threaten in word or deed anyone because he didn’t […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Championing God’s Ideology 7/6/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates This is what the Lord says:  “Maintain justice      and do what is right,  for my salvation is close at hand      and my righteousness will soon be revealed.  Isaiah 56:1 There are so many ideologies flying around these days. While these are flung about, people try to pin […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Point is … Happy Father’s Week 6/29/2020

Send to Kindle by James Collins “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10 The brilliant philosopher, Rodney Dangerfield, once said, “I get no respect.” As a father, I appreciate that statement. There are times when I get no respect. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Everyday Examples 6/22/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil So often we want to shield our children from all the things that are bad in the world. My husband and I were no exception. Until one day when we realized that we could use these life lessons to show our kids there are consequences to the sin in our lives. In […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: What Would Jesus Be Doing? 6/8/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene I keep hearing these words every few days. And this morning as I type watching two grandchildren sleeping next to my computer, I hear them again. Oh beloved. We who belong to Christ need to reconcile our thoughts with Him. Just as these grandchildren are sound asleep stretched out […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Even If It Doesn’t Make Sense

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Jesus’ words hold so much truth, even if they seem contrary to every modern ideology, even of they don’t make sense to the ears of most who hear.  Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt 5:3) None of us want […]

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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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