All posts in category CrossReads Weekly Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 9/16/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 65:1 The LORD says, “People who never before inquired about me are now asking about me. I am being found by people who were not looking for me. To them I have said, ‘I am here!’ ” If there ever was a time in history in which people […]

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Because of Jesus, Believers Carry With Them Priceless Cargo

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene The other day we were driving down the interstate and a uhaul truck passed us. That’s not unusual but what we saw next we had never seen before. It was pulling a Tesla. I don’t know why but I thought that was just a little odd. An average uhaul […]

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Midnight Prayers

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil While it may be difficult to see if you’re looking at the world, the Holy Spirit is alive and well and working hard. If you want to see where the Holy Spirit is working, simply look to your own life. Several years ago I began to have difficulty sleeping […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 8/19/2019

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Is. 59:1-2 Listen! The LORD is not too weak to save you, and he is not becoming deaf. He can hear you when you call. But here is a problem—your sins have cut you off from God. Because of your sin, he has turned away and will not listen […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Coming Back to the Smile 8/5/2019

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates These past few years have been difficult for me in ways I haven’t discussed publicly. Mostly, I withdrew. I had difficulties with one of my children to the point that I was emotionally needy. Extremely emotionally needy. The one thing I sensed from God was that I needed to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Are You Ready?

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil All the signs are there, are you ready?  Are you wondering what I’m talking about?  It’s the return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  The Bible even tells us what signs we need to look for.  Matthew 24:4-8 tells us “there will be wars and rumors of wars.”  […]

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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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