All posts in category Devotional

Verse of the Day and Devotion 5/14/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.  – Psalm 112:7 NIV Devotion I trust in the Lord. I believe that He exists and that He’s the Creator of all things. It was He that […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 5/7/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 30:18 But the LORD still waits for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion. For the LORD is a faithful God. Blessed are those who wait for him to help them. The Lord is waiting for you to come to Him. He […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: And All That Is Within Me…

Send to Kindle by Precarious Yates Between Passover and Pentecost or Shavuot, Jews celebrate what they call the Sefirat HaOmer, or Days of Omer. These are 49 days of examining the soul. During this time, they examine 7 specific emotions within 7 types of emotions, or 49 separate emotions all together. Unlike other categorizations of […]

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Second Chances

by Sherry Chamblee Does one negative circumstance have to ruin my day?  Does one bad interaction have to destroy a relationship?  Does something traumatic have to define us?  Does one sin have to define the rest of our lives? I wonder about this sometimes. I feel like this is the case much of the […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/30/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 30:15 The Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel says, “Only in returning to me and waiting for me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength. But you would have none of it!” Some of you reading this today have wandered away from the Lord. […]

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CrossReads Weekly Devotional: 5 Ways to Increase Intimacy with God

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Send to Kindle by Ruth O’Neil People are often looking to have a more intimate relationship with God. However, they don’t look too hard and they don’t work at it. There are so many things you can do to increase the intimacy. Many of them are so obvious, we overlook them.   Prayer is an obvious, […]

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Faith’s Checkbook: Gracious Dealing

by Charles Haddon Spurgeon “And the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest” (Deuteronomy 15:18). An Israelitish master was to give his bondservant liberty in due time, and when he left his service he was to start him in life with a liberal portion, This was to be done […]

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Verse of the Day and Devotional 4/25/2019

by Bible League International Verse of the Day and Devotion When they had pasture, they were filled; They were filled and their heart was exalted; Therefore they forgot Me.  – Hosea 13:6 NKJV Devotion You were stuck in your personal version of Egypt, your personal version of sin and slavery. Like the ancient […]

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What’s NEXT?

by Rebekah Beene For some people it seems that when they are down and out they just get into a funk. They wonder what’s NEXT.  And they anticipate more dread, worse outcomes, failures, flops and troubles. I’ve been accused of being a Pollyanna.  If you’re not acquainted with the old Disney movie “Pollyanna” […]

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Gems From Pastor Jim 4/23/2019

by Jim Hughes Is. 29:16 “How stupid can you be? He is the Potter, and he is certainly greater than you. You are only the jars he makes! Should the thing that was created say to the one who made it, “He didn’t make us”? Does a jar ever say, “The potter who […]

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