All posts in category CrossReads Weekly Devotional

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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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: A Desired Climate Change

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates There are arguments about whether scientific weather climate change is real or not. This isn’t a post about scientific climate. It’s about social climate. And the discussions surrounding the idea in the first sentence may factor it, but I’m talking relationships. Right now there is a social climate of […]

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Weekly Devotional: Weathering the Storms 9/28/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Sitting outside on a beautiful, albeit windy, spring day, I watched a carpenter bee that was occupying itself by eating my porch. At least until it got caught in a gust of wind. He sure did struggle to stay in the same place, and somehow he managed to do it. He weathered the storm he had found himself in. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 9/21/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Dan. 3:25 “Look!” Nebuchadnezzar shouted. “I see four men, unbound, walking around in the fire. They aren’t even hurt by the flames! And the fourth looks like a divine being!” I can only imagine what Nebuchadnezzar must have thought when he saw four people walking around in a fire […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Icing on the Cake 9/14/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Most of our immediate family gathered together one afternoon recently to celebrate my hubby’s birthday.  We had a wonderful time, grilling, gaming and laughing a lot!  The food was so good but the fellowship was out of this world.  Without the fellowship the food would be just another meal. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Suffering Response 9/7/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 15 For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” 16 The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, 17 and if […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Heavenly Thank-Yous 8/24/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil There was once a man who would loudly say that he never looked for thanks the things he did. But then he would turn around and just as loudly proclaim that it would have been nice if “so and so” thanked him or showed some kind of appreciation. If one kept listening, […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 8/17/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Ezek. 36:26-27 And I will give you a new heart with new and right desires, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony heart of sin and give you a new, obedient heart. And I will put my Spirit in you so […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Unmasking 8/10/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene We did a little shopping last weekend.  One of the stops was at a big giant discount warehouse.  We hadn’t been there in quite some time, but we knew there were a couple of things we could only get there. So we went in and traveled aisle to aisle, […]

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