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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/19/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Mal. 3:6-7 “I am the LORD, and I do not change. That is why you descendants of Jacob are not already completely destroyed. Ever since the days of your ancestors, you have scorned my laws and failed to obey them. Now return to me, and I will return to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Bird’s Nest Soup

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Sometimes I wonder why things like Bird’s Nest Soup come to mind out of nowhere. I can remember hearing about this as a child. I wondered why anyone would cook a bird’s nest and then eat it. You know kids and their imaginations! So I read a little bit […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Carrying Easter Beyond Easter Sunday 4/5/2021

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates 2 Corinthians 5:21 For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Point Is … Do You Know the Story? 3/29/2021

Send to Kindle  by James Collins “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11  There once was a very famous professor of chemistry. This man discovered several industrial chemical compounds, and he wrote many books on chemistry. As a result, he became […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: We See Through a Glass Darkly But Then Face to Face 3/8/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene One morning recently, just before full daylight, the thunder we had experienced most of the night changed. It rolled and rolled and rolled. I stopped what I was doing so I could listen more intently. For a moment I thought it might be a tornado, it was that long […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: His Terms of Endearment for You

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers … I will give him a white stone, with a new name written on the stone that no one knows except the one who receives it.”- Revelation 2:17 Did […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Waste Not, Want Not 2/22/2021

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Today’s shout out is to my mom. I was blessed to have her in my life for only 21 years, but those years were full of lifelong lessons. One of those lessons was “waste not, want not.” That applied to everything. I’ve tried to keep that a motto for many things in […]

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Weekly Devotional: Gems From Pastor Jim 2/15/2021

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Nahum 1:7 The LORD is good. When trouble comes, he is a strong refuge. And he knows everyone who trusts in him. We need to know this; we MUST know this. God is a strong refuge when trouble comes. There is no trouble that we may experience that is […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: The Jonquil Festival … or Not 2/8/2021

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene The Jonquil Festival, a nearby yearly event, won’t happen this  year. They have decided to cancel it again. So much cancelling going on all around the country that it’s quite sad. If you’re from this area you know something about this festival. While the event is being canceled there’s […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: How We Treat the Least of These

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates The way people treat children is extremely important to Jesus. There are many teachings he gave on this. In Matthew 18, Jesus addresses the influencers, be they parents or teachers. He says, 6 “… whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would […]

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