All posts in category CrossReads Weekly Devotional

CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 4/20/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 23:29 “Does not my word burn like fire?” asks the LORD. “Is it not like a mighty hammer that smashes rock to pieces?” Do not underestimate the power of God’s Word. It burns like fire. Fire is not discriminatory; it consumes whatever is in its path. Fire burns […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Easter Was Different This Year 4/13/2020

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Well to say this Easter was different is putting it mildly.  Experiencing Easter Church Service in our car started the day off. But by the end of the day we were running for cover.  The storm that our area endured came up out of nowhere.  It was ferocious and […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: I Still Love You 4/6/2020

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Climbing up out of a slump of selfishness, and I find, I am still loved by you.  Reaching out and encountering silence, yet even within the silence stands the truth: I am still loved by you.  There are days when the miracles seem so close. And there are days […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Fear 3/23/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil Fear. It seems to be the topic of so many discussions lately. Honestly, I’m kind of tired of it. You ever heard the phrase, “There’s nothing to fear but fear itself”? Yup. I think that’s where so many of us are. We can hardly leave our homes any more without being scared […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 3/16/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 13:23 Can an Ethiopian change the color of his skin? Can a leopard take away its spots? Neither can you start doing good, for you always do evil. You may be able to hide who you are from others, but you can never hide who you are from […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Everything for a Reason 2/24/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 I believe everything happens for a reason. As human beings we only live for the day to […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotionals: Gems From Pastor Jim 2/17/2020

Send to Kindle by Jim Hughes Jer. 7:24 “But my people would not listen to me. They kept on doing whatever they wanted, following the stubborn desires of their evil hearts. They went backwards instead of forward.” We need to think about what the Lord is saying to His people here. Although in this context […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Do you really know how much God loves you?

Send to Kindle by Rebekah Beene Well yesterday was my birthday. I must say it was one of the best ever. All day was just a very good day! I thought about my brother a couple of times and as I drove into the driveway after work I thought I would just call him on […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Understanding the Heart of Love

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates My son, if you accept my words      and store up my commands within you,  turning your ear to wisdom      and applying your heart to understanding—  indeed, if you call out for insight      and cry aloud for understanding,  and if you look for it as for silver      and search for it as for hidden treasure,  […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: Broken Hearts 1/27/2020

Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil How wonderful to worship a God who is full of mercy! Many biblical characters received God’s mercy. It feels good to know that many people who that received that mercy were so much worse behaved than we are; at least sometimes. There are days I need every ounce of mercy God can give me. Fortunately, His mercy is limitless.  There are […]

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