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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Wave 1/11/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene One morning as I was preparing to write I looked down at my keyboard and saw the word “wave”. It’s an ergonomic keyboard with a slight curve to the keys. As I thought about the word wave I was reminded of part of a nature show we watched last […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: How to Love in 2021 1/4/21

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The clock rolled from 11:59pm to 12:00am on January 1, 2021, and all the problems from 2020 evaporated.  I know, I’m laughing too! Laughing because crying is the other option, and there have been a lot of tears already this year. It’s been such a hard year for everyone, […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 12/21/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Amos 8:5 You can’t wait for the Sabbath day to be over and the religious festivals to end so you can get back to cheating the helpless. You measure out your grain in false measures and weigh it on dishonest scales.” How consistent are you in your faith walk? […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Weapons of Our Warfare are Not Carnal

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene “The weapons of our warfare are not carnal.” This is the word I heard when I went to bed one night a week or so ago. The nativity scene is quite serene isn’t it? But the shepherds in the field had to have weapons to help keep the wolves […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Recognizing Him 12/7/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates One of the most amazing aspects of the Christmas story is found in Philippians 2:6-7: 6 who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, 7 but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born […]

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The Lord Walked Before Us 11/9/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene We have spent several days at Canton Texas for First Monday Trade Days.  I’ve never been to this event that began in the 1850’s. However my father came here in his early 20’s. Long before I was born he was walking through the original area looking for the perfect […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Oh How You Love Me 11/2/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates In the coming days, it’s going to be super important to remember how loved we are. This was a poem I wrote in the thick of a busy schedule. God paused me and reminded me how much I am loved. You are loved like this too! Oh how you […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Testimony of God’s Love 10/26/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil There was once a time when I thought I had no testimony. I didn’t have anything amazing to share. But I was wrong. It wasn’t right away that I was able to see where God had been working. It took time and distance. But one day it dawned on me, and I was amazed. I […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 10/19/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Dan. 9:4 I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed, “ O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and keep your commands.” Do you really believe it? Do you believe that God always […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Living Water

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Last night after I went to bed I heard these words: Make sure you always lead others to the Living Water. My parents helped a lot of people during their lifetime. Even as a child, our home was filled with people who needed help and received more than they […]

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